Casino and Queenie used to be hedge fund managers. Before the financial crisis of 2008, that is. Now, in an inspired or desperate career move, they’ve turned to performance art to share their stories of how to make (and lose) billions from economic downturn. Playing with £10,000 in real pound coins, you are invited to bet long, short and hedge, as Casino and Queenie guide you through a series of high-stake games that show how the world’s economic system came to the precipice of total collapse. Money takes a playful and politically sharp look at the roots of the 2008 financial crisis and its ongoing impact, as well as tackling some bigger questions: What is money? What is it worth? And what happens if we stop believing in it?
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About the Author
Clare Duffy is a part-time doctoral student at the University of Glasgow, a freelance playwright, and a founding member of Unlimited Theatre, with whom she continues to work. Currently writer for Stellar Quines (Edinburgh), Imago Theatre (Montreal) and Magnetic North (Edinburgh), she has also recently written drama for Radio Four. Her first full-length play, Crossings, toured the UK after winning a Pearson award and was published in 2005 by Sgript Cymru. Clare is one of the 2012/13 Associate Playwrights at Playwright Studio Scotland.