Dates and Times
Fri 13 March 2020 at 9pm
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Presented by Cheeky Chin
It is a personal sharing, a collective experience, a silent protest.
Money Funny Sunny is a devised theatre piece exploring the financial struggles of theatre companies, especially international artists working in the UK in the post-Brexit era. Part slideshow presentation, part visual installation, the show attempts to unpack what money means to the artists investing money and time into their work without enough income to pay their bills.
Achingly desperate and playfully honest, Money Funny Sunny is a burning question mark around how artists survive when pursuing a career in the arts, encouraging the audience to reflect on their spending patterns compared to the expenses behind the show.
Originally commissioned by Upstart Theatre as part of DARE Festival 2019. Supported by Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants.
CONTENT TO CONSIDER
This show contains sexual references and strong language. Recommended age rating 14+. To read the detailed synopsis with the content to consider, please click here.
This performance does not require any health warnings.
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About the company
Cheeky Chin is a London-based collective of theatre makers of East Asian descent led by Yuyu Wang. We make innovative devised theatre performances of socio-political importance with our East Asian perspective as a female-led company collaborating with international artists.
Image credit (c) Lidia Crisafulli, Upstart Theatre’s DARE Festival 2019