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People Suck
 

Theatre Works and Salty Theatre present

People Suck
By Megan Phillips and Peter Cavell

Jerks, morons, flakes. Let’s face it. People suck. 

Winner of Best of Toronto Fringe and Patron’s Pick, this irreverent, hilarious and all-too-relatable musical comedy explores the many, many ways in which people are just THE WORST. Following rave reviews from its Australian Premiere, this intimate musical remains a not-so-gentle reminder to be ever vigilant and learn to be better human beings, one day at a time.

Written by award-winning Canadian team Megan Phillips and Peter Cavell, People Suck is a 90 minute musical feast of family favourites such as When I See You Smile (I Want to Kill You), Who Sucks Worse, and Where the Hell is Darwin When You Need Him.

Running this November as a part of the Theatre Works Chapter Three program, People Suck is a must see slice of musical comedy on the Melbourne musical theatre arts calendar.

A recent addition to our arts landscape, Melbourne-based Salty Theatre is dedicated to bringing never before seen musicals and plays to Australia. Co-founded by Melbourne theatre, dance and cabaret veteran Sarah Louise Younger and Canadian theatre and screen vet Ashley Taylor, they work directly with new writers, directors, producers and performers to form solid, tangible connections with creatives across the globe.

This production is proudly supported by Theatre Works. 

Directed by Sarahlouise Younger
Music Supervision by David Youings
Musical Direction by Geoffrey Scarlett
Performed by Belinda Jenkin, Tim Lancaster, Georgie Potter, Ashley Taylor and Ashley Weidner
Set Design by Sarahlouise Younger and Ashley Taylor

20 - 30 November, 2019
Tues - Sat 7:30pm, Sun 5pm
Preview Wed 20 November, 7:30pm
Sun 24 November, 5pm - Pay What You Can performance
Tickets: $45 Full, $37 Concession, $30 Student and Under 30s and Preview
Bookings: (03) 9534 3388 or online at www.theatreworks.org.au/program/people-suck/
Venue: Theatre Works - 14 Acland St, St Kilda
www.theatreworks.org.au

Show Duration 90 minutes, no interval
Suitable for ages 15+
Please note: this show contains adult themes and coarse language

 

Venue: Theatre Works - 14 Acland St, St Kilda
Dates: Wednesday 20 November 2019 – Saturday 30 November 2019
Bookings: 03 9534 3388

Tues - Sat 7:30pm, Sun 5pm

 

 

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