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M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2020: Café Sarajevo by bluemouth inc (Canada)
Synopsis

Café Sarajevo is an immersive theatrical experience exploring the borders that divide and unite us, within the framework of a live podcast.

Café Sarajevo follows our protagonist, Lucy Simic, on a journey of self-discovery, as she travels to her father’s birthplace, Bosnia. Along the way, we explore divided cities and the notion of “human nature”, asking the question: What causes a nation to divide, and begin to hate the very people and culture that it used to see as its own? As we explore this question, we create intimate moments with story, dance, games, music and video, and perhaps most significantly, by casting audience-participants as characters in the story.

Similar to an ambulatory audio-guided tour, when audience-participants arrive for the performance they are given a headset which delivers audio over Radio Frequency and a pair of cardboard goggles, which display 360° video. 

Start Sales Date

Internet:
1 Oct 2019, 5pm

Other Channels:
1 Oct 2019, 5pm

Language

English & Bosnian

Duration

1 Hour 30 Minutes (no interval)

Promoter Name

Rating / Age Limit

  • Rating to be advised.
  • No admission for infants in arms and children below 13 years old.
  • Children 13 years and above must purchase a ticket for entry.
  • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance.

Photography / Video Recording Rules

  • No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is permitted for this event.

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20% Discount for Fringe Artists
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S$19 per ticket for Senior Citizens (55 years old & above) / Students (Local & Overseas) / NSF / PWD
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The richest, fullest theatre experience I’ve ever had.”
—Martin Denton, NYTheatre.com on Dance Marathon by bluemouth inc.

Immersing myself in the fascinating full-evening experience of It Comes in Waves, I realize just how much I’ve missed bluemouth inc. Nobody comes close to doing what they do.”

—Glenn Summi, NOW Magazine on It Comes in Waves by bluemouth inc.

Click here for more details on the artists' bio.

Early Bird School Bookings
$16 student tickets are available for bookings made before 24 Nov 2019.

NAC-AEP Tote Board Arts Grant
Selected works may be eligible for the NAC-AEP Tote Board Arts Grant subsidy.

Complimentary ticket for teacher
We offer a complimentary ticket for the teacher accompanying each group of 20 students.

Please email us at info@singaporefringe.com for bookings and more information.

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Event Date
Wed, 8 - Sun, 12 Jan 2020

Wed to Sat: 8pm
Sun: 3pm

Venue

Esplanade Theatre Studio

Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)

Standard: S$27