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THEATRE WORKS PRESENTS PERPETUAL FRUSTRATION MACHINE BY STEPHEN SEWELL 
& ZEBASTIAN HUNTER 7 DECEMBER – 23 DECEMBER “The driving forces of human life seem to set us up for perpetual frustration. We want something – desire something - that once obtained disappoints and baffles. The apple is not as juicy, the smart jacket quite as smart, the fast car as fast, the marriage partner quite the fulfillment of your dreams. We thrash about looking for the real thing that seems tantalisingly close but just beyond our reach.” PERPETUAL FRUSTRATION MACHINE is an explosive and raw thrust into the human drives of our desires, combining text and the physical discipline of circus in an unstoppable thrill ride through life. Co-creators, Stephen Sewell and Zebastian Hunter, have imagined a circus drama that explores the current trend of instant fame and the common experience of desiring the unattainable. “There is an infinite void inside of us and it threatens to swallow us whole. This darkness tore into our beings the moment we conceived of ourselves as creatures of desire. Our desire, our longing for insignificant dreams. This destructive void seeks completion in our modern modes of success: recognition, money, violence, sex and domestic bliss. We all want everything and we want it now.” Four daring physical artists throw themselves against this destructive desire for darkness, embracing the poetry of Stephen Sewell’s text whilst taking the audience on an adventure from great heights. Comical, poignant, frenetic and poetic this joyous dance of daring circus invites you to cavort along with us until the world ends.
WORLD PREMIERE Tickets $45 Adult / $37 Concession / $33 Preview / $15 Student Rush ** LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED INTO THE PERFORMANCE There is a complete lockout once the show has commenced.
 CREDITS WRITER Stephen Sewell DIRECTOR Zebastian Hunter PRODUCTION DESIGNER Stephanie Howe SOUND DESIGNER Ian Moorhead PRODUCTION MANAGER/RIGGER/SET BUILDER Wayne Appleton CAST Adam O’Connor
Alyssa Moore
THEATRE WORKS PRESENTS PERPETUAL FRUSTRATION MACHINE BY STEPHEN SEWELL 
& ZEBASTIAN HUNTER 7 DECEMBER – 23 DECEMBER “The driving forces of human life seem to set us up for perpetual frustration. We want something – desire something - that once obtained disappoints and baffles. The apple is not as juicy, the smart jacket quite as smart, the fast car as fast, the marriage partner quite the fulfillment of your dreams. We thrash about looking for the real thing that seems tantalisingly close but just beyond our reach.” PERPETUAL FRUSTRATION MACHINE is an explosive and raw thrust into the human drives of our desires, combining text and the physical discipline of circus in an unstoppable thrill ride through life. Co-creators, Stephen Sewell and Zebastian Hunter, have imagined a circus drama that explores the current trend of instant fame and the common experience of desiring the unattainable. “There is an infinite void inside of us and it threatens to swallow us whole. This darkness tore into our beings the moment we conceived of ourselves as creatures of desire. Our desire, our longing for insignificant dreams. This destructive void seeks completion in our modern modes of success: recognition, money, violence, sex and domestic bliss. We all want everything and we want it now.” Four daring physical artists throw themselves against this destructive desire for darkness, embracing the poetry of Stephen Sewell’s text whilst taking the audience on an adventure from great heights. Comical, poignant, frenetic and poetic this joyous dance of daring circus invites you to cavort along with us until the world ends. WORLD PREMIERE Tickets $45 Adult / $37 Concession / $33 Preview / $15 Student Rush ** LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED INTO THE PERFORMANCE There is a complete lockout once the show has commenced.
 CREDITS WRITER Stephen Sewell DIRECTOR Zebastian Hunter PRODUCTION DESIGNER Stephanie Howe SOUND DESIGNER Ian Moorhead PRODUCTION MANAGER/RIGGER/SET BUILDER Wayne Appleton CAST Adam O’Connor
Alyssa Moore
THEATRE WORKS PRESENTS PERPETUAL FRUSTRATION MACHINE BY STEPHEN SEWELL 
& ZEBASTIAN HUNTER 7 DECEMBER – 23 DECEMBER “The driving forces of human life seem to set us up for perpetual frustration. We want something – desire something - that once obtained disappoints and baffles. The apple is not as juicy, the smart jacket quite as smart, the fast car as fast, the marriage partner quite the fulfillment of your dreams. We thrash about looking for the real thing that seems tantalisingly close but just beyond our reach.” PERPETUAL FRUSTRATION MACHINE is an explosive and raw thrust into the human drives of our desires, combining text and the physical discipline of circus in an unstoppable thrill ride through life. Co-creators, Stephen Sewell and Zebastian Hunter, have imagined a circus drama that explores the current trend of instant fame and the common experience of desiring the unattainable. “There is an infinite void inside of us and it threatens to swallow us whole. This darkness tore into our beings the moment we conceived of ourselves as creatures of desire. Our desire, our longing for insignificant dreams. This destructive void seeks completion in our modern modes of success: recognition, money, violence, sex and domestic bliss. We all want everything and we want it now.” Four daring physical artists throw themselves against this destructive desire for darkness, embracing the poetry of Stephen Sewell’s text whilst taking the audience on an adventure from great heights. Comical, poignant, frenetic and poetic this joyous dance of daring circus invites you to cavort along with us until the world ends. WORLD PREMIERE Tickets $45 Adult / $37 Concession / $33 Preview / $15 Student Rush ** LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED INTO THE PERFORMANCE There is a complete lockout once the show has commenced.
 CREDITS WRITER Stephen Sewell DIRECTOR Zebastian Hunter PRODUCTION DESIGNER Stephanie Howe SOUND DESIGNER Ian Moorhead PRODUCTION MANAGER/RIGGER/SET BUILDER Wayne Appleton CAST Adam O’Connor
Alyssa Moore