Wild Bore | Malthouse

Wild Bore is not a play, in any conventionally narrative sense of the term. It is theatre as protest, as discussion, as polemic, as rebuttal; a bizarre, profane, stimulating, at times revolting and frequently hilarious grand guignol of highbrow ideas, low blows, bad taste, hot takes and bum jokes.

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