THEATREclub as part of Dublin Theatre Festival presents

Theatre

THE GAME (2016)

Dates: 06 Oct - 11 Oct

Tickets: €10 - €20

Click here for the April 2017 run of The Game

6 October 7.45pm (preview)
7 – 9 October 7.45pm
10 October 4.45pm & 8.45pm
11 October 4.45pm

The Game is a new work by THEATREclub, exploring the act of buying sex and the subculture of prostitution; its rules, its language and its power structures. It is 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, 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 will give 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 is a measure of our society. Laws around the world are changing. We’re all affected by those changes. Come and see why.


 

“An infuriatingly young company with only slightly less energy than the national power grid.”
The Irish Times on THEATREclub


 

Running time: 70 min, no interval

Contains strong language, nudity and material that some may find disturbing


 

Post-Show Discussion: Sunday 11 October
with members of the company


 

THEATREclub are Project Artists, an initiative of Project Arts Centre.

Funded through an Arts Council Theatre Project Award


 

Devised by Gemma Collins, Grace Dyas, Lauren Larkin

With: Rachel Moran and other women who have exited prostitution


 

Dublin Theatre Festival 2015 at Project Arts Centre:

I’m Your Man
Wallflower
Luck Just Kissed You Hello
Corps Diplomatique
The Game
The Train

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