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Austria: Love Club

Zeitgeist DC

Saturday, 10 May 2014, 10 pm
Goethe-Institut Washington, FotoGalerie
+ 1 (202) 289-1200
Love Club (c) God's Entertainment
Love Club (c) God's Entertainment
This performance is based on a version of Fight Club, but with lovers instead of fighters. Audience members enter a Club with cushions, pillows and a center spot where the action will take place. There is a table to place bets, there is a bar for drinks, there is a spot for two audience members to take control of a pair of joysticks and begin to control the “Avatars” in a round of loving. The game begins and one of the pair will at some point call it quits. And then the next round begins. There is a tension between the controller, the avatars and the audience since they are all in it together.

Developed by God’s Entertainment, an experimentalist theater group in Austria that seeks to transcend (theater) conventions, in collaboration with Georgetown University’s Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics.

Masters of Ceremony: Jason Schlafstein and Diana Partridge
Bookies: Celeste Chen, Ellis Klein, and Nehemiah Markos
Lovers: Allie Villareal, Janel Dillard, Mersadies Burch,  Matthew Vaky, Adrian Iglesias, Jorge Silva, Amelia Powell, and Sean Keady

Eventbrite - Love Club (Austrian)

This event is part of the Zeitgeist DC Participatory Theater International Festival and Symposium.

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