Fuel has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere of FLIP!, a powerful new satire exploring agency and social media, which open at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle from 10 to 28 October before heading to Summerhall, Edinburgh from 31 October to 4 November and Soho Theatre, London from 7 to 25 November 2023.
Written by Racheal Ofori, the production will be directed by Emily Aboud and star Leah St Luce as Carleen and Jadesola Odunjo as Crystal.
Ofori and Aboud will be joined in the creative team by set and costume designer Anna Robinson, sound designer Eliyana Evans, movement director Aline David, and lighting designer KJ.
Meet Carleen and Crystal. The influencers with cultural commentary that will have you in stitches! Love them or hate them, there’s no stopping their fast-growing online following.FLIP! is the answer to everything they’ve ever dreamed of. But is it too good to be true?Offline, Carleen has her reservations about their cyber personas, but she idolises Crystal and would follow her anywhere…even to FLIP!, the new social media giant that has everyone hooked – and Carleen and Crystal are no exception; especially when it seems that their videos could make them famous. Superstardom, followers, fame, influence, money: it’s all just one click away.