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Theatre

TRUTHMACHINE

Blurring the line between cutting edge technology and live performance, TRUTHMACHINE seeks out truth in a world of fake news and alternative facts.
A multi-award-winning social experiment from Australian theatre collective  and techno-troublemakers, Counterpilot – Let’s see if your heart rate can lie as effectively as world leaders can.

$20 - $25 (Service fees may apply)
30 Minutes (No Interval)
Thu 24 - Sun 27 March 2022
Thu 24 Mar, 5pm - 5:30pm
Thu 24 Mar, 6pm - 6:30pm
Thu 24 Mar, 7pm - 7:30pm
Thu 24 Mar, 8:15pm - 8:45pm
Thu 24 Mar, 9:15pm - 9:45pm
Fri 25 Mar, 5pm - 5:30pm
Fri 25 Mar, 6pm - 6:30pm
Fri 25 Mar, 7pm - 7:30pm
Fri 25 Mar, 8:15pm - 8:45pm
Fri 25 Mar, 9:15pm - 9:45pm
Sat 26 Mar, 2pm - 2:30pm
Sat 26 Mar, 3pm - 3:30pm
Sat 26 Mar, 4pm - 4:30pm
Sat 26 Mar, 5pm - 5:30pm
Sat 26 Mar, 6:15pm - 6:45pm
Sat 26 Mar, 7:15pm - 7:45pm
Sat 26 Mar, 8:15pm - 8:45pm
Sat 26 Mar, 9:15pm - 9:45pm
Sun 27 Mar, 2pm - 2:30pm
Sun 27 Mar, 3pm - 3:30pm
Sun 27 Mar, 4pm - 4:30pm
Sun 27 Mar, 5pm - 5:30pm
Sun 27 Mar, 6:15pm - 6:45pm
Sun 27 Mar, 7:15pm - 7:45pm
Sun 27 Mar, 8:15pm - 8:45pm
Sun 27 Mar, 9:15pm - 9:45pm

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Would you take a lie detector test with a room full of strangers?

Using real biometric sensors and live voting systems, TRUTHMACHINE seeks out truth in a world of fake news and alternative facts. The polygraph machine used to be regarded as a legal instrument, but today we think we can cheat. Let’s see if your heart rate can lie as effectively as world leaders can.

Blurring the line between cutting edge technology and live performance, TRUTHMACHINE – the multi-award-winning social experiment from Australian theatre collective and techno-troublemakers, Counterpilot – is an intimate, playful, and intriguing theatrical experience for adventurous audiences.

With only 12 audience members at a time, led by Alison Bruce, this work promises to test your personal relationship with honesty.

Note: one audience member will be hooked up to working biometric sensors.

★★★★ An enigmatic live art conspiracy which all the cool kids will want to join... No one else is making work quite like this.” — The Age

Recommended 18+
Strobe lighting, coarse language, adult themes

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