Book for the extraordinary performances of ‘Every dollar is a soldier/with money you’re a dragon’
by Daniel York Loh, An-Ting Chang and Christine Ting–Huan 挺欢 Urquhart
Join us for a unique ‘live’ theatrical promenade performance inside the CAN X TWO TEMPLE PLACE virtual art gallery. This immersive 45 minute production explores the migrant experience, from the poorest of Chinese sailors who jumped ship in the East End to the richest of men like William Waldorf Astor, the eccentric American founder of Two Temple Place.
‘Every dollar is a soldier, with money you’re a dragon‘ is set ‘after hours’ in the gallery, twenty audience members (visible to each other as their chosen avatar) gather in the lobby and follow the ghostly figure and ethereal voice of artist and singer-songwriter Chloe Wing, in her exquisite, handcrafted papercut gown and headdress, who guides us through the virtual galleries. Encounter performances by choreographer and dancer Si Rawlinson, musicians Wang Xiao and Cheng Yu, playing An-Ting Chang’s contemporary new score on Chinese instruments and meet Astor himself, played by Daniel
Limited to 20 per performance and with only 10 performances in total available! Starting on Friday 19 March and running through March and April – BOOK NOW and make sure you don’t miss this amazing new CAN and Two Temple Place production.
Tickets are £6 (previews) or £8 (plus booking fee).
Join Enxi Chang as she presents an extract from her semi-autobiographical play, ‘For Her / 还装什么男子汉’ A young trans girl is forced out of the closet by her older sister, setting off a chain of events that will change not just her life, but the lives of everyone around her too. With live discussion & Q&A with the actor Mei Mac. Part of the Stay Connected programme. FREE but booking required.
Take part the INSPO Talks with Julia Cheng on Instagram live at @juliachenghoa, in conversation with Lasseindra Ninja (House of Ninja), Tom Spurgin (Philharmonia Orchestra), and Anu Henriques (Skin Deep Magazine) on Thursday 18 March from 7pm. Part of the Stay Connected programme.
Explore the 6 amazing Digital Commissions from Naomi Sumner, Jasmin Kent-Rodgman, Tobi Poster-Su, Pamela Carter, Seph Li and Eelyn Lee.
The festival runs until April 30 – download the Festival Diary here so you don’t miss a thing!