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Fight Night

Fight Night

A knockout blow. ★★★★
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    Written byAlexander Devriendt and the cast
    Start date1 Aug 2013
    End date25 Aug 2013
  • TicketsPreview ticket price £12/£6 concession, Tickets Sun – Thu £17/£12 concession/£6 unemployed Fri & Sat £19/£14 concession

    UK premiere

    Ontroerend Goed, the Border Project, Drum Theatre Plymouth, Richard Jordan Productions ltd, Vooruit in association with Adelaide Festival

    Five performers. Five Rounds. Your vote. One survivor. Belgium's multiple Fringe First-winning company Ontroerend Goed and Australia's The Border Project put the power into your hands to vote for your favourite candidate amongst our five actors in an immersive exploration into the intricacies and traps of voting systems and mediatized democracy. Fight Night makes elections a theatrical game.

    The internationally-acclaimed theatre performance group Ontroerend Goed returns to the Traverse. Previous Edinburgh Fringe Festival productions include: The Smile Off Your Face (2007), Once and For All...(2008),Internal (2009), Teenage Riot (2010),Audience (2011) and All That Is Wrong (2012)

    www.ontroerendgoed.be @1ontroerendgoed

    Preview Thu 1 Aug (3.45pm)

    Preview ticket price £12 / £6 concession

    Dates Fri 2 - Sun 25 Aug

    Tickets Sun - Thu £17/£12 concession/£6 unemployed Fri & Sat £19/£14 concession

    Traverse Theatre Club £3 off, Fri 2 Aug

    Age recommendation 14+

    Running time 85 mins

    Venue Traverse 2

    Supported by Ontroerend Goed is funded by the Flemish Community, The Province of East - Flanders & the city of Ghent. The Border Project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts and funding advisory body, and the Government of South Australia.

    • Alexander Devriendt

      Director
    • David Heinrich

      Composer
    • Cameron Goodall

      Composer
    • Angelo Tijssens

      Cast
    • Charlotte de Bruyne

      Cast
    • Valentijn Dhaenens

      Cast
    • Roman Vaculik

      Cast
    • Sophie Cleary

      Cast
    • A knockout blow. ★★★★
      Metro
    • A fascinating deconstruction of democracy. ★★★★
      The Herald
    • Challenges and provokes our political beliefs. ★★★★
      A Younger Theatre
    • An utterly clever political game.
      De Standaard (Belgium)
    • A precarious analysis of the consensus politics our democratic system seems to be stuck in.
      De Morgen (Belgium)
    • An interactive cross between Big Brother and an Italian general election. ★★★★
      The Independent
    • ★★★★
      The Scotsman
     
     

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