Dates and Times
13 March 2014 to 14 March 2014 at 9pm
A double-bill of works-in-progress: Non-Performer's I Was Less Than Amazing and Tristan Bernays' Propaganda
I Was Less than Amazing, pictured
A solo female singer is about to perform her debut ‘hit single’, but also ‘play’ and ‘sing’ few ‘songs’ from the ‘upcoming album’. The audience is placed as gig-goers and are led through her ‘songs’… Drawing from popular culture and socio-political observations, the performance is an ironic and contemporary take on a music gig. With a guest appearance of Lord Magpie-a romantic, psychedelic punk rock band. "Subtle and impressive" – Exeunt theatre magazine
non performer the stage name of Alina Dheere Babaletsos, who is 1/2 Greek, 1/4 Belgian, 1/4 Cypriot, and currently based in London. http://nonperformer.org/
"My great, great-uncle Edward Bernays was the original Ad Man. An Austrian-American, and the nephew of Sigmund Freud, he created unforgettable communication campaigns that launched countless products, saved the reputations of Presidents, toppled foreign governments, supported the Civil Rights Movement, and even inspired the Nazis. He did a lot of good. He did a lot of wrong. But he always knew how to sell it to you…"
Tristan Bernays is an actor and writer whose one-man show The Bread & the Beer was performed at the Edinburgh festival in 2013. http://www.tristanbernays.co.uk/