theatre works presents
by ruby & eva rees
10 - 14 OCTOBER | THEATRE WORKS | FRINGE FESTIVAL
by ruby & eva rees
A girl returns home from a night out, muscles aching from dancing. A boy she has never seen before sits in her flat, awaiting her return. Assuming the worst, the girl takes a frying pan to the boy’s temple, and when he claims he has been banished from Neverland by Peter Pan, the girl thinks the boy is crazy, high or both. That is until his story begins tugging on a memory she thought she had forgotten…
Drawing on JM Barrie’s mythological tale, Flit is a new work that “caresses the tumultuous”, and “possesses a raw, mesmerising quality” (Arts Hub). It is a drug induced psychosis; a scathed daydream; the remnants of shattered childhood innocence. Directed in a mode that is “stylish, energetic and exciting” (Theatrepeople), Flit occurs entirely in one room, riddled with degenerate nostalgia and pulsating with the kind of intimacy evoked by the most pathological of human tendencies. Flit will leave you feeling like you’ve seen it before - but can’t remember where.
FLIT is double billed with I AM SEAWEED
Ages 15+ | violence, sexual content, nudity, abusive, simulated sexual abuse scenes, swearing, haze, strobe.
DATES + TIMES
Tue 10 October @ 7:00pm
Wed 11 October @ 9:00pm
Thu 12 October @ 7:00pm
Friday 13 October @ 9:00pm
Saturday 14 October @ 2:00pm
Saturday 14 October @ 9:00pm
*alternating times due to a double bill with I AM SEAWEED
This show is a lock-out performance. No latecomers will be admitted. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to ensure you don't miss out.
Refunds will not be issued to latecomers.
20 at $20**
*Seniors, Student, MEAA, Health Care and Low Income card holders
**Limited to 20 tickets per performance
Dramaturgy & Script Consultancy by
JM Barry’s Peter Pan
MEET THE ARTIST -
Ruby is a female-identifying multi-disciplinary artist based between Sydney & Melbourne. she undertook intensive acting, playwrighting and directing training at the world-renowned herbert berghof studio in New York City. she earned her professional writing and editing degree at rmit university, melbourne. Ruby was the youngest recipient of the national st martin’s playwriting award in 2010 for her first play serpents. she completed a residency at the Manhattan repertory theatre company in 2016. she was commissioned by the company to write and direct an original work for their 10th anniversary season. upon her return to Australia, ruby directed a series of plays for independent melbourne companies including simon stephens’ punk rock at renowned melbourne theatre fortyfivedownstairs, which saw a sold-out season and rave reviews. while at nida, ruby expanded her practice to include theatre-making, devising, and the adaptation of new works. ruby is currently in development with her debut feature film, that will be the first to come out of australia employing only female- identifying cast, crew and creatives.