Online Interactive Game Theatre
Plummeting insect numbers. A sixth mass extinction. Thinning of ice sheets. Sea level rise.
We could all do with a distraction. Take a seat at the table, get ready to play. (There's a real cash prize at stake.) The House is on fire.
A new interactive game/theatre piece that you can play from the comfort of your own home by exploring the climate crisis and gambling with the planet's future.
Originally commissioned by Upstart Theatre as part of DARE Festival 2019. Supported by Arts Council England, Shoreditch Town Hall, Camden People's Theatre, Ovalhouse, and Maketank.
- Laptop with Zoom
- Mobile phone with WhatsApp
Upon booking a place you will receive a game introduction pack with further information of a few items we will need you to prepare...
Kill the Cat will communicate with audience members through Zoom & WhatsApp and will ask audience for their mobile and email information. This information will be immediately deleted after the show and will not be stored.
Families/couples can take part on one device and work as a collective group if they wish.
Ticket fee: £10/£8
Content to consider
- Recommended age: 16+
- Running time: between 75-90 minutes
- This performance requires people to take part in a gambling role play.
About the artist:
Kill The Cat is the collaboration between theatre makers Madeleine Allardice and Dylan Frankland: makers of bold interactive theatre described as having the ability 'to start a new movement in theatre' (PRSD). Their work explores difficult social issues such as mental health, loneliness and the climate crisis in inventive ways.