After premiering brand spanking new works from some of Melbourne’s leading theatremakers, the 2015 Neon Festival of Independent Theatre is down to its final show. Luckily for us, it looks like a good ‘un. Indeed, it’s hard to imagine a better way to wrap up a season of boundary-pushing, forward-thinking productions than by paying tribute to some of history's leading heroines... and pitting them against each other in a full-scale battle royale.
Beginning Thursday, July 9, Elbow Room’s We Get It boasts an enviable cast that includes Tamiah Bantum, Amy Ingram, Kasia Kaczmarek, Maurial Spearim, Sonya Suares and Emily Tomlins. Under the direction of Tomlins and Marcel Dorney, the actors will reimagine five classics for the modern age, in a playful performance that will challenge the way you think about these iconic characters — as well as the women who portray them.
The post-show Neon Conversation event on Sunday, July 12 will feature the team at Elbow Room who’ll be joined by freelance writer and general powerhouse Clementine Ford.