Wet Picnic

I'd Be Lost Without It

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Wed 7 Mar, 20:00

Advisory age: 14+

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About

We all exist somewhere online, whether we know it or not: a virtual trace, an online persona, a trail of clicks and searches laying claim to who we are.

I’d Be Lost Without It explores our 21st century addiction to technology, where our hunger for ‘likes’ and ‘shares’ is distancing us from ourselves and one another. In an age when at least 27 hours each week are spent online, I’d Be Lost Without It examines how technology is affecting our minds, our lives, our happiness and our brains.

Using headphones, binaural sound and immersive, movement-led theatre, Wet Picnic place the audience within an interactive performance that explores cyberpsychology, and the utopia and dystopia of our 21st century, tech-driven existence.

Working in collaboration with a Chartered Psychologist to extract real life experiences - leading physical theatre company, Wet Picnic, shine a light on our modern world and question what keeps us human in an age increasingly lived in online.

"It almost doesn't matter what they're doing because they do it so well." Total Theatre

Funded by Arts Council England and Wellcome Trust. Developed with the support of Theatre Royal Winchester.

Please note that this performance is not seated.

Ticket information

£13, £12 concessions, £10 members - become a member

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

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