Performed in complete collaboration with the audience, this new piece from New York-based, experimental theater company 600 Highwaymen examines how we assemble, organize, and care for the bodies around us. More…
"The Fever" tests the limits of individual and collective responsibility, and our willingness to be there for one another. Who will you be when our eyes are on you? What will we see when we all look your way? This production is completely interactive as the audience becomes part of the show.
See it if The company asks/risks the audience to BE the show. Suprisingly moving & at times profound as we realize how interdependent we truly are
Don't see it if Audience participation IS the show & while you can get away with not doing so, you become weirdly compelled to do so. Trust factor high
See it if you would like to participate in an active exploration of the idea that every theater experience constitutes an ad hoc, 1-time community.
Don't see it if you cannot abide even the least coercive kind of audience participation.
See it if you're open to a truly unique experience. You ARE the show. There's a hypnotic calming quality to the piece that's surprisingly moving.
Don't see it if you're looking for action, big laughs, a story, a set, or if you really hate interacting with strangers in front of other strangers.
See it if this is a really incredible, deeply profound, 75 minutes that creates a community and a world out of a room of strangers. Go.
Don't see it if you truly can't stand audience participation or interaction. Although, understand its nothing like you've ever seen/participated in before.
See it if you want to see a show that remarks beautifully on the foundation of a community holding itself up - with wonderful tech to help.
Don't see it if you can't stand audience participation. The audience /is/ the show, so if that scares you, definitely stay away.
See it if You want to question your role as an audience member in every performance you see, and your participation in art and in your life.
Don't see it if You want to sit quietly in your chair and be left alone. This is not art that leaves you alone.
See it if This is an experimental, immersive piece created in the room with the audience a crucial part of the show. It's audience participation-lite,
Don't see it if led by the theatre company members in a respectful, positive way. During the show, community is built, a story is hinted at, and it makes
See it if An interactive, show, different each time depending on who the audience is. The actors lead, the participants get closer. Timely.
Don't see it if You want to meet the people you just had this wonderful experience with. They should add an hour of interaction AFTER the show!