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The Thrill of It All


Forced Entertainment

15 Oct - 16 Oct 2010


Friday 15 & Saturday 16 October, 7.45pm

It’s bright under the lights, and hot, and frightening. Nine performers in grubby tuxedos and tarnished sequins play out a comical and disconcerting vaudeville to the strains of Japanese lounge music.

After the minimalism of Spectacular and the animated graphic novel of Void Story, internationally renowned innovators Forced Entertainment return with a large cast on a big stage, filled with ragged dances and distorted voices.

Deranged dancing girls swirl, giggle, bicker and stray ever further from the point. Shabby comperes compete for the microphone and the audience’s laughter as the show itself slowly starts to unravel. Dances end in fights, jokes end in confusion and sentimental stories end in arguments in this unsettling and extraordinary performance.

Tickets: £12-16

First time bookers: 2 tickets for £20

SPECIAL OFFER FOR ART SHEFFIELD: Forced Entertainment have kindly organised a special ticket offer for subscribers to Art Sheffield (which also went out to Site Gallery subscribers). To claim this offer, call Box Office on 0114 249 6000 and quote ‘First Time Bookers’ *Subject to availability. Limited to 6 tickets per booker.


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