Brought to you by the creators of the cult hit “Father, Father. Father!”, Robaby Productions proudly presents KidCasino from 7-10 September.
“…superb performances by the cast of two, Roberto Pombo and Joni Barnard. They expend enough energy to light up a small Eastern Cape Dorp” – Keith Millar, Artsmart.
After a successful premiere at the National Arts Festival 2017 and a short and sweet two-day run at the WITS 969 Festival 2017, Robaby Productions presents KIDCASINO at POPArt theatre. Brought to you by the creators of the cult hit ‘Father, Father. Father!’, KIDCASINO is directed by theatre veteran Toni Morkel and stars Roberto Pombo and Joni Barnard, with lighting design and dramaturgy by Jemma Kahn.
Tokens, tickets, popcorn, chewing gum, games, fast food, flashing lights, adrenaline and endless promises of prizes. Welcome to Sun Star Casino and Arcade, where you play big to win big. It’s fun fun fun fun for the whole family. Indulge, take a risk and leave you kids at the door. Yes, leave your kids at the Arcade while you keep your eye on the prize.
Remember, winners never give up!
KIDCASINO follows two kids as they run free in Sun Star Casino’s Arcade. Left to their own devices while their mother risks it all at the slot machines, these siblings indulge in tokens, tickets, chewing gum, soda, fast food, flashing lights and endless promises of prizes. Welcome to Sun Star Casino, where you play big to win big!
This award-winning team take you on a surreal and satirical exploration of the underbelly of Casino Culture, the obsession with winning and the endless indulgence of compulsive gambling. Described by The Critter as a ‘glitter horror show’, this dark comedy promises to entertain, entice and unnerve.
“This high-octane piece exposes our obsession with modern capitalism… It’s great.” – Steve Kretzman, The Critter.