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Gatecrash – Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

The company of Zest Theatre's Gatecrash

Devisers: Zest Theatre Director: Toby Ealden Reviewer: Tom Finch The premise behind Zest Theatre’s new show Gatecrash is an interesting one. The audience is invited to Sam’s 17th birthday party. Wearing headphones they are free to explore Sam’s living room and eavesdrop on the drunken conversations and unfolding stories. The party has been put together by Sam’s older sister, Jazz, ...

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INTERVIEW: Toby Ealden on Gatecrash

Zest Theatre's Toby Ealden

How to engage young audiences is a challenge facing many venues. For Lincoln-based Zest Theatre, though. it’s at the heart of all the company does.The company is about to tour its interactive show for teenage audiences, Gatecrash, that uses Silent Disco headphones to allow the audience to listen in to various parts of a house party. Artistic Director Toby Ealden ...

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