An Astronaut Walks Into a Ninja Sex Party

Written by Robin Ince
Posted on October 29, 2015

When performing in a foreign territory for the first time, I always reckon it is best to start in 2600 seat theatre and ensure you have an astronaut with you. Well, that’s how I did Toronto anyway and it seemed to work. Last night was the first of Chris Hadfield’s Generators. What was Generator? It was woman called Star falling off a bicycle. It was a quadriplegic man called Mitchell walking on stage in a robotic exoskeleton. It was aplanetary scientist called Marianne talking about education. It was poetry going into space and it was the Tupperware Remix Party dressing as superpowered beings while playing Tears for Fears. It was an excitement of ideas and a strange A-Ha singalong.

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