Consequence of Sound

Lately, Jack White has really flaunted his love for a good cover or two. In just the last week alone, he’s taken on the likes of Kanye West, Metallica, Talking Heads, and The Police. Last night, however, White showed his great appreciation for the theatre as well, pulling off an elaborate secret show in Central London that was based entirely around the concept of Lazaretto, the album and a term used to describe a quarantine hospital for people with infectious diseases.

With the help of the local Punchdrunk Theatre Group, White transformed an old, unused building into a medical facility of sorts called the Vescovo & Co Clinic, complete with actors dressed as doctors and nurses. Fans stealth enough to decipher and properly follow a slew of clues — a spoof medical infomercial, a website for the fake Vescovo company, a detailed screening process by “doctors”, etc. — eventually…

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