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Past Show

10 May - 27 May

Studio Underground

Mac's subversive comedy about a middle-class family in transition is fresh, feisty and emotionally gripping.

Hir

“The jaw-dropping brilliance of Taylor Mac’s script, an exercise in take-no-prisoners imagination and hilarious writing.” Huffington Post

Hir (a gender-neutral pronoun of “his” and “her,” pronounced “here”) is an audacious dive into the dysfunctional-family playpen of American theatre. A highly intelligent, heartfelt and humorous portrayal of a family in crisis.

Isaac returns home after serving a three-year stint in Afghanistan, only to discover his family household in revolt. His father, Arnold, has suffered a stroke rendering him nearly speechless. His mother, Paige, has become a gender studies aficionado. And his younger sister, Max, is now his younger brother. Isaac suddenly finds himself at the centre of a very different kind of war zone.

Taylor Mac’s subversive comedy about a middle-class family in transition is fresh, feisty and emotionally gripping – it’s like ‘The American Dream’ is stuck in the American reality. Darkly comic - like “Roseanne on acid”!

Dates

10 May - 27 May

Venue

Studio Underground

Duration

1 hour 35 minutes (no interval)

Content Warning

Contains Adult Themes and strong language

Artists

Will O’Mahony

Cast

Jack Palit

Cast

Igor Sas

Cast

Toni Scanlan

Cast

Taylor Mac

Writer

Zoe Pepper

Director

Tyler Hill

Tyler Hill

Set Designer

Tarryn Gill

Costume Designer

Lucy Birkinshaw

Lucy Birkinshaw

Lighting Designer

Brett Smith

Composer & Sound Designer

Andy Fraser

Fight Director

Luzita Fereday

Voice & Dialect Coach

Katie Moore

Stage Manager

Genevieve Davidson

Assistant Stage Manager

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