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Dates: 13 Apr - 14 Apr
Show Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: €14 - €18
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Devised by Gemma Collins, Grace Dyas and Lauren Larkin with Rachel Moran, Mia deFaoite and other women who have exited prostitution and women currently involved in sex work.
The Game by Project Artists THEATREclub explores the act of buying sex – the rules, the language and the power structures.
It’s a play that’s also a real-life game, with levels and consequences.
Five new men have volunteered each night. These men have never played ‘The Game’ before. They’ve no idea what they’re about to do and they won’t be given a script. They are doing this to be part of an event – a symbolic act – that calls us all to consider, to think and to review.
All you have to do is watch.
The Game gives audiences an insight into a world that sits uncomfortably beneath the surface of our day-to-day lives. How we legislate makes a statement about our values. The legal status of prostitution and sex work is a measure of our society. Laws around the world are changing. We’re all affected by those changes.
“Director Grace Dyas and her collaborators are determined to show how complex the subject is, and to ask us to think. They succeed, in a work that is brave, horrific and urgent.”
The Irish Times
“An infuriatingly young company with only slightly less energy than the national power grid”
The Irish Times on THEATREclub
Nominated, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2015
Grace Dyas for Best Director
Running time: 80 minutes (no interval)
Suitable for ages 18+
Warning: This production features graphic narrative descriptions of sex acts and graphic enactments of sex acts and sexual violence
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THEATREclub are Project Artists, an initiative of Project Arts Centre.
Supported by the Arts Council
Devised by Gemma Collins, Grace Dyas and Lauren Larkin with Rachel Moran, Mia de Faoite and other women who have exited prostitution and women currently involved in sex work
Directed & Designed by Grace Dyas
Performed by Gemma Collins, Lauren Larkin and five new men each night
Lighting Design by Eoin Winning
Costume Design by Emma Fraser
Music by Frank Sweeney
Volunteer Co-Ordinator Shaun Dunne
Project Manager Joanna Crawley
Production Manager Sean Dennehy
At THEATREclub we think that theatre can change the world, by starting conversations that send ripples towards social change.
Created with fun and love, and framed by focused ambition our work is visually electrifying, drenched in substance and socially engaged.
We are committed to an egalitarian process of making.
We collaborate with a broad spectrum of people, from everyday experts to government ministers, from musicians to visual artists.
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