‘The Republic’: Where The Audience Shapes The Story
An immersive theatre show. An attraction. A real-life role-playing video game. It’s hard to describe “The Republic,” a 90-minute interactive entertainment experience that turns audience members into active participants whose choices shape the story.
Actors inhabit two dozen fully-designed rooms in the 18,000-square-foot Lake Ivanhoe warehouse that’s home to “The Republic.” They guide you through a fictional dystopian society on the brink of revolution. Along the way, you choose your side…and change the narrative.
This is The Republic’s first full weekend in operation, after an award-winning test run during last month’s Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival. Creator Sarah Elger spoke with 90.7’s Nicole Creston about The Republic…starting with what makes it so difficult to define.
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