Go to Frame, poke around and come back. If you get lost, someone will come looking.
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1) Download the file below to your portable video device (iPod/iPod Touch/Blackberry/etc).
2) Plug in your headphones.
3) Leave your chair and go to the NW corner of Rittenhouse Square Park, Philadelphia. Press play.
Download time 15 minutes on high-speed connection. Download speeds vary.
Walk in real life takes approximately 45 minutes.
Don't have a compatible device? Call us at 215-923-0334 to reserve a preloaded iPod Touch. Free.
Extremely Public Displays of Privacy is a performance produced and created by New Paradise Laboratories.
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First, plug in a pair of headphones. The audio experience is central to enjoying the performance.
The experience requires cookies to be enabled in your browser.
The first act of the play is embedded in this site. You experience it in a line from start to finish beginning with the first blinking letter. Click the letters and engage with the content. The next letter will then 'unlock'. You are then free to experience that letter, and so on. You can revisit letters at any point after unlocking them. If you close the site, it will open where you left off the next time you visit.
Act 2 is a walking tour in Center City Philadelphia. You can also watch it online if you can't get to the real place. Click on 'PUBLIC' for details.
Act 3 is a live performance that ran in a Philadelphia location from September 14-October 1, 2011. Click on 'DISPLAYS' for details.
Extremely Public Displays of Privacy has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through the Philadelphia Theatre Initiative, the National Endowment for the Arts, the MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, and the Independence Foundation New Theatre Works Initiative.