Tue Mar 21 2017

The Game

The Everyman, MacCurtain St.
Doors 8:00 pm - Admission: Price €20 | Concession €18 | Sutdents €9

A thought-provoking new play that explores the act of buying sex – the rules, the language and the power structures. 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. 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 Age suitability 18+ | Running time 80mins no interval Warning: This production features graphic narrative descriptions of sex acts and graphic enactments of sex acts and sexual violence PLEASE NOTE CAPACITY IS LIMITED AS THE AUDIENCE WILL BE SEATED ON THE EVERYMAN STAGE PRESENTED BY THEATREclub DIRECTED BY GRACE DYAS | STARRING LAUREN LARKIN & GEMMA COLLINS

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