Madame Nightshade’s Poison Garden

Wednesday 23 January 9pm
Thursday 24 January 9pm
Friday 25 January 9pm
Saturday 26 January 9pm

Studio Theatre

60 minutes, no interval

Full $30
Concession $27
Groups (6+) $25

Coarse language, replica weapons, strobe, smoke effects, use of syringe (needle) and food.

Wheelchair Accessible

Gasworks Arts Park and Anna Thomson Present

Madame Nightshade’s Poison Garden

“…delightful, disgusting, provocative and confronting…” ArtsHub

Marie Antoinette meets Quentin Tarantino in this outrageous, award-nominated show by Anna Thomson (PO PO MO CO), directed by Sarah Ward and Maude Davey. In the dystopian world of the Poison Garden, Beatrice lurks in the shadow of her alter-ego Madame Nightshade as she serves up the messy truths of our ailing planet.

An anarchic playground where vegetables are transformed into semi-automatic weapons, Snow White becomes a spring-onion wielding samurai and Mars Bars represent the ‘shit’ of the world: this is queer, feminist, environmental clowning that will leave you with food for thought!
“…a masterpiece of modern grotesque comedy…” Gutterculture ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
“…feminist, environmental, queer clowning that digs into rocky ground” The Age ★ ★ ★ ★

Image by Theresa Harrison.

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