£￥€$ (Lies) transforms a theatre auditorium into a casino with gaming tables. Groups at each table form a bank and trade on global markets by gambling with poker chips.
“The power of the show is that it immerses the audience in the psychology of those whose flutters shook the world. Early in the two-hour gameplay, a cautious investment strategy starts to seem boring, and competition with better-performing banks encourages ever-riskier punts and loans. We are tellingly experiencing a mindset that is played for real on global markets.”