Dates and Times
Wed 11 March 2020 at 7.15pm
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Presented by Nathan Ellis
This is a show about work.
But the worker isn’t here, so it’s down to you.
You’ll clock in at the beginning.
You’ll get short breaks at regular intervals.
You’ll work in a team, and under your own initiative.
You will be your own boss.
You will be free.
work.txt is a show performed entirely by the audience. A show that explores the gig economy, financial instability and automation.
Supported by Arts Council England
“Call it neat. or call it sneaky, but there is something particularly satisfying about a show about work that gets the audience to do all the work.” Lyn Gardner
“Ellis lights up the layer between reality and what we see. […] The intensity never lets up” – The Guardian
“Ellis’ writing is dense and lyrical, full of shimmering turns of phrases.” * * * * – The Stage.
CONTENT TO CONSIDER & HEALTH WARNINGS
The company believe there is no content to consider or health warnings for this performance. The recommended age rating is 14+
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About the company
Nathan Ellis is a writer, theatre maker, and current member of the Royal Court Invitation Writers Supergroup led by Alice Birch and Ali McDowell. He is a founder-member of This Noise, an experimental theatre company (“one of the five most exciting young companies in the UK” The Guardian).
Twitter: @workdottext | #workdottext