Posts in 2015
Sea Monsters

Immersive theatre is a slippery beast, a serious sea-monster for a dramaturg to wrangle. To stick with the sea: if a traditional staged play is a trip to the aquarium, immersive theatre is more like snorkelling. You can watch interactions from afar, choose how close you get to the wildlife (absolutely no sharks, we promise!), stay on the surface or dive a little deeper if you see a fish you want to follow. But no matter what route you choose, you’re there in the water. There’s no glass between the audience and the action.

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The Lost Bad Penny Vagabond Ballroom Martini Café

This month Accidental starts rehearsing our new project, The Lost Martini. A new adventure for Accidental in our continued drive to explore new stories and different ways of telling them. With this new show we've aimed to create something special, that embraces lots of ideas and inspirations to make a multi-layered performance. In immersive theatre the central narrative story can get lost, overpowered by the exploration elements of the performance. We always want the story to be at the centre of our work, it grabs you and draws you into a new world. With The Lost Martini we've combined our new writing and story making skills with this exciting immersive theatre format to create a new experience for audiences...

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