Lessons of Leaking
Germany in 2021. A couple of days before the people vote on leaving an estranged European Union, a young PR agent gets hold of top secret information. Its publication would have shocking consequences for Europe as a whole. To leak or not to leak? The audience enacts a political thriller and makes wide-ranging decisions between the conflicting priorities of democracy, transparency, freedom of speech and manipulation.
What would you choose?
Berlin based machina eX is a group of young media and theatre artists designing immersive experiences somewhere between computer game, theatre and interactive installation. Lessons of Leaking is their latest participatory adventure.
Age guidance: 14+
Running time: 75 mins
Photo Credit: machina eX
Lessons of Leaking was produced for EUROPOLY, a European project for theatre and film by the Goethe-Institut in cooperation with Munich Kammerspiele, Onassis Cultural Centre Athens, Sirenos-Vilnius International Festival, Teatro Maria Matos Lisbon and Tiger Dublin Fringe, in co-operation with Allianz Cultural Foundation. The show is a co-production with HAU Hebbel am Ufer, FFT Düsseldorf, Gessnerallee Zürich, ROXY Birsfelden, Südpol Luzern, AUAWIRLEBEN Theaterfestival Bern, supported by Cultural administration of the state of Berlin, Fonds Darstellende Künste, Fachausschuss Tanz & Theater BS/BL, Migros Kulturprozent. Performances at Transform 17 made possible by the Goethe-Institut London and Goethe-Institut Vilnius.