New Theatre hosts five Queer plays during the Sydney Fringe Festival, including an Australian premiere, and the world premiere of a new Australian work.
In A Streetcar Named Hot Tin Menagerie, a new one-act play in the style of Tennessee Williams is improvised each night, creating a complex web of tragedy, intrigue and romance, all baked in the heat of a sultry Louisiana night. (September 10-15)
In The Elements of an Offence, a comedy by James Gefell, Detective Sergeant Christine Anderson is having problems: with her new case, and with her boss, who also happens to be her lover. (September 10-16)
Chris Woodley’s Next Lesson examines the impact of the Thatcher government’s homophobic Section 28 law through the experiences of Michael, a gay teen at a London high school who later returns there to teach. (September 13-22)
Premium Semen is a musical farce full that follows Billy and Bob as they sneakily try to steal and sell the most valuable commodity of the sexiest rock star alive. (September 15-22)
And in Uz: The Town, the Uruguayan playwright Gabriel Calderon takes audiences to a sleepy village where harmony, good manners and a love of God reign. That is until Grace, a role model for motherly perfection, gets a message from on high … (September 17-22)