Fri 21st Jun at 8:00pm
The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Steve Jobs
@ Square Chapel Centre For The Arts, Halifax
Featuring: Gilded Balloon Productions
This event has been and gone!
Catch the next one:
Check out the info below for future tour dates, and track them to receive alerts when they tour near you
The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Steve Jobs : Gilded Balloon Productions
A harrowing yet hilarious tale exploring the legality and morality of electronic sweatshops in China, complete with armed guards, underage workers and an insight into the toxic effects of hexane.
Meet Steve Jobs and the Chinese workers toiling to make our beloved iPhones. Starring Grant O'Rourke, playwright Mike Daisey's monologue is an emboldened, passionate diatribe that will make you question what you thought you knew about one of the world's most worshipped brands.
This is one of the most talked about pieces of theatre to come out of the USA in the last few years and has not been without controversy. This is a tale that was broadcast and subsequently retracted from the popular radio programme This American Life; a tale that has clearly gotten under the skin of audiences and media alike.
As a self-confessed 'worshipper at the church of Apple', Daisey tugs at heart strings, and demonstrates how one man's story might not be able to topple an empire, but it can certainly give it a righteous shove.
Recommended for ages 12 and over.
Track this event
- Event has been added to your calendar
- Any important updates will be sent to your email address
- Add to your personal Ents24 calendar
- Sync with iCal, Outlook and others
- Receive important updates
Phone: 01422 349 422
Disabled Bookings: 01422 349 422
→ Halifax 5 min walk