Re-examining the cult film

Directed and adapted by Tait de Lorenzo, Produced and dramaturgy by Lizzie Cater, Set & costume design by Camille Ostrowsky, Devised with the company.

(Please note: this performance has been rescheduled from its original advertised date)

The AstroTurf is rolled out. Megan is clutching at her suitcase. She is greeted by a group dressed in Adam and Eve-inspired bodysuits. An inadvertent horny gay hotbed is revealed. She takes her first step towards intervention.

Work in development.

Content warning: coarse language, bright lights, loud sounds and adult themes.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

TAIT DE LORENZO (she/her) is a theatre & film director, writer and curator with a practice in new and multidisciplinary performance, making work under KUNST. She is a graduate of NIDA’s MFA Directing course and holds a BCA in Film & Television Production. Tait has directed and curated work for Kaldor Public Art Projects, King Kong Magazine, Sydney Chamber Opera, NIDA, triple j Unearthed, For Film's Sake Festival and The Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts. She is currently serving as a resident curator at PACT Centre for Emerging Artists. Her recent directing credits include They Took me to a Queer Bar by Tommy Misa (Belvoir Shut Down Residency 2020), A Respectable Wedding after Bertolt Brecht (2019), DIANA (2018), Angel Face by imbi the girl (2018), Fabulous Friends (2018), Texture (2018), Private View by Václav Havel (2018), SPOOK-KIKI (2017), Oops, I Did It Again (2017), Jane Doe (2016), Opia (2015) and Untucked (2015) which was the recipient of Best Documentary at The SMPTE Film Festival, Los Angeles. 


PERFORMANCE TIMES
(These dates have been updated)
  • Friday 6 August @ 7pm & 9pm
  • Saturday 7 August @ 7pm & 9pm
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 as a group (1.5ms apart from other guests/groups).

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 one-hour prior to the commencement of the show. The Bitter Phew is located on Oxford Street and is a 2 minute walk from The Flying Nun.


COVID INFORMATION

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 50 people per show.
  • Ensuring that artists and staff are well before they start work.
  • Sanitising all furniture and touchpoints prior to each opening.
  • Reducing the size of our foyer bar to deter loitering.
  • Reconfiguring our venue to manage physical distancing.
  • Ensuring a 1.5m distance between stage and the audience.

You can request 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.

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7pm FRIDAY

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9pm FRIDAY

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7pm SATURDAY

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9pm SATURDAY

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Extras

Item Quantity Price

Donation to Brand X

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Bitter Phew Reservation: 6pm (per person)

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Bitter Phew Reservation: 8pm (per person)

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