Opened 30 Jul 2014
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
In 2008 the global economy collapsed, Obama ran for president, and Jeff took acid for the first time. Party In The USA! is a high-octane comedy about a world on the brink of financial and moral ruin and the psychotropic misadventures of the one guy who can save it. Jeff's latest job temping at Deutsche Bank sees him illegally deleting incriminating data, dangling precariously on the precipice of the Great Recession, from which he and his friends are hurled, screaming into its gaping maw. In this howling-laugh-of-shock at the state of the world, Jeff journeys from the penthouse of New York City's famed Plaza Hotel, via an anarchist squat in Germany, to the steps of the US Capitol, fuelled by little more than psychedelic drugs and armed only with a degree in Russian Literature and a bottle of Bud Light Lime. Party In The USA! is based loosely on the experiences of director Joshua William Gelb who did actually squat in the Plaza Penthouse on an acid binge while working a dubious data entry assignment for a German mega-bank.
Running time: 75mins
Fringe Festival. Underbelly Bristo Square - Topside EH1 1EZ