Preview: 'And Now: The World!'

Darkly comic play opens at Hackney Showrooms today

“WE want to be supermodels or get on TV, because otherwise we’ll just sit at our computers anonymously hating each other.” So says the protagonist of ‘And Now: The World!’, a darkly comic one woman show opening at Hackney Showroom on 27 October.

OpenWorks Theatre and Company of Angels are producing the English language premiere of this play by Sibylle Berg, who has won much acclaim as an up-and-coming writer in her German homeland. 

Jennifer Jackson plays a young feminist in a digital world, provoking the audience into questions including: what happens when you spend more time with your friends online than face to face? And what, exactly, happens to humans when we are overloaded with information?

'And Now: The World' will be on at Hackney Showroom from 27 to 31 October, Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT.