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A Distressing Scenario single work   drama  
Alternative title: Everything I Know About the Global Financial Crisis in One Hour; The Market is Not Functioning Properly
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 A Distressing Scenario
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'In 2007 it began. "Toxic debts" caused "credit crunches" requiring "massive bailouts". Governments gave us "decisive action" and "stimulus packages". It was an emergency - we needed to spend our way out of trouble. The system was to blame. Corporate greed was to blame. Irresponsible lending practices were to blame. A few rotten apples were to blame. Capitalism was to blame. No one was to blame.

'A time of prosperity came crashing to a halt, and as ordinary citizens, none of us really understood why. Two acclaimed performance groups, version 1.0 and post, have set out to find the answer. Two teams of extreme economic non-experts have boldly tackled what few could ever comprehend - the Global Financial Crisis.'

Source: version 1.0 website, http://www.versiononepointzero.com/
Sighted: 09/11/2010

Notes

  • 'A Distressing Scenario' is a double bill comprising:

    • Part One: Everything I Know About the Global Financial Crisis in One Hour by post
      and
    • Part Two: The Market is Not Functioning Properly by version 1.0
  • 'version 1.0 and "A Distressing Scenario" have been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its funding and advisory body, and by the NSW Government through Arts NSW. This project has also been assisted by the Department of Performance Studies at the University of Sydney.

    'post is supported by Managing and Producing Services (MAPS) NSW, a joint initiative supported by the Australia Council for the Arts and Arts NSW. MAPS NSW is managed by Performing Lines.' (version 1.0's website.)

Production Details

  • World premiere season produced by version 1.0 and post at the Downstairs Theatre, Belvoir St, 25 November - 19 December 2010. Director: David Williams

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Elissa Blake , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 5 December 2010; (p. 13)

— Review of A Distressing Scenario Version 1.0 , Post , 2010 single work drama
Lots of Bangs as the Bucks Vanish Jason Blake , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 November 2010; (p. 18)

— Review of A Distressing Scenario Version 1.0 , Post , 2010 single work drama
Fools and Their Money Lenny Ann Low , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 November 2010; (p. 12)
Exploring the Drama of Scenes on Screens Elissa Blake , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 November 2010; (p. 17)
Theatre of Reality Cuts through the Spin Samantha Selinger-Morris , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 November 2010; (p. 12)
Lots of Bangs as the Bucks Vanish Jason Blake , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 November 2010; (p. 18)

— Review of A Distressing Scenario Version 1.0 , Post , 2010 single work drama
Untitled Elissa Blake , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 5 December 2010; (p. 13)

— Review of A Distressing Scenario Version 1.0 , Post , 2010 single work drama
Theatre of Reality Cuts through the Spin Samantha Selinger-Morris , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 November 2010; (p. 12)
Exploring the Drama of Scenes on Screens Elissa Blake , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 November 2010; (p. 17)
Fools and Their Money Lenny Ann Low , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 November 2010; (p. 12)
Last amended 29 Nov 2010 15:38:51
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  • 2007-2008
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