PROVOCATIVE GROTESQUE SLAP-STICK

Created by Stephanie Hart, Lenny Ann Low & Cheryle Moore

Wrapped in First Class pyjamas and inflated ankles, Frumpus navigate white knuckle turbulence to touch down in luxury goods. Damaged, swollen from neck to foot, and desperate to clear customs, they negotiate a land of extravagance, opulence and anarchic self-satisfaction.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Frumpus is an all-girl ensemble that developed from the rich and anarchic Sydney performance scene of the early 1990s. Exploring ideas embedded in pop culture surrounding beauty and the grotesque, their frumpy red tracksuit image soon became a trademark for performance that pushed boundaries, celebrated frumpiness and humour and punctured ideals of female perfection. Frumpus is the collaborative practice of Sydney-based artists Cheryle Moore (formerly of the Post-Arrivalists), Lenny Ann Low, Julie Vulcan and Stephanie Hart and incorporates striking visual imagery that is subversive, disturbing and uncomfortably funny. Using text, orchestrated sound bites and dramaturgical resources to develop a unique visual language, Frumpus explore the awkward, the victim as heroine and the monstrous female in life and popular culture. Their shows, Strumpet, Runt, Crazed and Crazed 2 combined large-scale, bizarre and surreal comic moments to explode taboos around the representation of women. Frumpus shows and seasons have appeared at Performance Space, Carriageworks, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Sydney Festival, the Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Adelaide Fringe Festival, the Melbourne Festival and in a mucky Redfern side alley for 150 people.

PERFORMANCE TIMES
  • Friday 27 November 8pm
  • Saturday 28 November 8pm and 9.30pm
HOW TO GET THERE

Car: On-street metered parking around the venue.
Bus: Oxford Street 2 minute walk (333, 373, 399, 392, 394 and M10 buses).
Train: Museum Train Station 10-minute walk.

THOSE WHO BUY TOGETHER - SIT TOGETHER

To assist us in allocating seats in the theatre due to COVID-19 physical distancing requirements, group bookings should consider purchasing tickets in a single transaction so we are aware you intend to sit together at the same cabaret table (albeit 1.5ms apart).


WHY NOT MAKE A NIGHT OF IT?

The Flying Nun have partnered with local bar BITTER PHEW to curate your pre-show experience in Darlinghurst. Add "Bitter Phew Reservation" to your ticket purchase (below in Extras) to secure a seat and a drink of choice from 6.30pm-7.30pm on the night of the show.

THIS PERFORMANCE MAY BE FILMED

As part of our response to COVID-19, some shows in The Flying Nun season will be filmed for broadcast. Please inform venue staff on arrival if you wish to not be filmed as part of the audience.

FLYING NUN IS COVID-SAFE

We consider the health and safety of our audiences, artists and staff our highest priority. In response to COVID-19, we ask you to: 

  • Stay home if you feel unwell (no cancellation fees apply).
  • Maintain physical distancing of 1.5ms from others.
  • Sanitise your hands and register your attendance on entry.
  • Switch the COVIDSafe app to “flight mode” with Bluetooth activated.
  • When shown your allocated seat, stay in your allocated seat.
  • At the end of the show, leave the venue when instructed by staff.

What we are doing to ensure you are COVIDSafe at The Flying Nun:

  • Capping our audience at 25 people per show.
  • Ensuring that artists and staff are well before they start work.
  • Sanitising all furniture and touchpoints prior to each opening.
  • Only accepting contactless card payments at the bar.
  • Reconfiguring our venue to manage physical distancing.
  • Ensuring a 3m distance between stage and the audience.

A copy of our COVID-Safe Plan is available for review via email to: [email protected]

EXCHANGES AND REFUNDS

Brand X is happy to exchange your purchased tickets for another night within the same shows season (Friday or Saturday). We are also happy to refund your tickets if you are no longer able to attend (minus transaction fees of 1.75% + 30c) if you feel unwell and need to stay home due to COVID-19. Please contact us via the email on your receipt to arrange a refund prior to the commencement of the show.

RESERVE A SEAT ON YOUR COUCH

Not comfortable attending a public performance? Not in Sydney for the dates of this show? Never fear - this performance will be available on our new on-demand broadcast channel from FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER. Purchase an "On-Demand Broadcast Link" and you will be emailed information on how to access your private viewing of FRUMPUS PRESENTS LANDED. Invite your friends over for a viewing party and enjoy the show from the comfort of your couch.


Book a place

Ticket Quantity Price

FRIDAY - 8pm

Sold out

SATURDAY - 8pm

Sold out

SATURDAY - 9.30pm

Sold out

On-Demand Broadcast Link (available from 11/12/20)

Decrease Increase $10.00

Extras

Item Quantity Price

Donation to Brand X

Decrease Increase $2.00

Bitter Phew Reservation: 6.30pm (per person)

Decrease Increase $10.00

Bitter Phew Reservation: Sat 8pm (per person)

Decrease Increase $10.00