- Venue: Barber Studio
- Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
- Age Guidance: 14+
More Information on LESSONS OF LEAKING
Germany, 2021. Days before the people vote on leaving an estranged European Union, a young PR agent gets hold of top secret information. Its publication would have shocking consequences for Europe as a whole. To leak or not to leak? The audience enacts a political thriller and makes wide-ranging decisions between the conflicting priorities of democracy, transparency, freedom of speech and manipulation.
What would you choose?
Berlin-based machina eX is a group of young media and theatre artists designing immersive experiences somewhere between computer game, theatre and interactive installation. Lessons of Leaking is their latest participatory adventure.
Lessons of Leaking is presented as part of Transform 17, a festival of bold, local & international theatre
Location: West Yorkshire Playhouse, Barber Studio
Photo Credit: machina eX
Lessons of Leaking was produced for EUROPOLY, a European project for theatre and film by the Goethe-Institut in cooperation with Munich Kammerspiele, Onassis Cultural Centre Athens, Sirenos- Vilnius International Festival, Teatro Maria Matos Lisbon and Tiger Dublin
Fringe, in co-operation with Allianz Cultural Foundation. The show is a coproduction with HAU Hebbel am Ufer, FFT Düsseldorf, Gessnerallee Zürich, ROXY Birsfelden, Südpol Luzern, AUAWIRLEBEN Theaterfestival Bern, supported by Cultural administration of the state of Berlin, Fonds Darstellende Künste, Fachausschuss Tanz & Theater BS/BL, Migros Kulturprozent. Performances at Transform 17 made possible by the Goethe-Institut London and Goethe-Institut Vilnius.
A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.Sing Along
Singalong with the cast in this exclusive performance. Join in as loud as you like, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.Post Show Discussion
Parent & Baby Performance
A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.
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- - Captioned
- - Signed
- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance
- - Post Show Discussion
- - Sing Along
- - Parent & Baby Performance