Fri 26 Jan 2018, 7pm. Free. 40 places. Book via Eventbrite
Creative Electric are bringing their 5 star performance Desperation Bingo to the Fruitmarket. Creative Electric is a critically acclaimed, award winning theatre company who create contemporary performance based on real experiences.
Desperation Bingo is an interactive performance that merges verbatim theatre with our good old seaside favourite – bingo! However in Desperation Bingo we’re playing for high stakes. We’re playing for the last 69p in Heather’s account. We’re playing for the cost of her public liability insurance. We’re playing for the story of when she used to steal birthday cakes from work which would feed her and her flatmate for a week. We’re playing for Creative Scotland funding, 25p vodka at the Jaffacake in 1999, we’re playing to stop Heather’s Mum having her disability benefits cut.
It’s just for fun. But it might just change your life.
Desperation Bingo was awarded the Fringe Zeitgeist Award 2017 for the show that best captured the social and political issues of the day.