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“It’s the economy, stupid”

"USCurrency Federal Reserve". Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons -
“USCurrency Federal Reserve”. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons –

Money Lab, a series of theatrical and audience participatory programs is coming to HERE through April 11, with your tax-break. The ubiquitous “What’s in your wallet?” has nothing on these theatrical performances that range from Letters to Engles, or Money Atheist, and Love und Greed among many others. The companies represented, which include  Trav SD, Lone Wolf Tribe, Ten Directions, Evolve Company, mix theater, story-telling, dance, video, cabaret, opera, puppetry, clowning, and games. Money Lab takes its audiences to the interstices of economics and art.

Audience members will purchase tokens to use in games based such as auctions, The Dictator Game, and The Ultimatum Game, developed with the help of Game Play curator Gyda Arber and economist Rosemarie Nagel; and a number of rotating acts (four each performance) on various fiscal topics. Money Lab’s “economic vaudeville” is a multi-disciplinary experiment to see if economic subjects can be represented in performance.

Come and be the judge of their success! Visit to get tickets. For more information, visit


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