If you’re ready for a show that feels like a bold, sexual, potty-mouthed punch in the face, Tender Napalm is a focus on raunchy, violent and vivid escapism that is sure to satisfy.
The over arching theme of memory is used to highlight the conflict between the three sisters who are gathered for their mother’s funeral. No-one’s memory is the same, even to having doubts about whose memory is whose. These sisters are very different from each other and are dealing with their loss in a personal way.
Although not a household name in Australia, this prolific contemporary German playwright and theatre director has written an allegory bathed in magic realism and tricked out with quirky cinematic idiosyncracies.
Arthur Miller was without doubt one of the major writers of the 20th Century and amongst his best plays Death of a Salesman stands out as one of the best.
Butterfly Theatre are about to present a short season of three Aussie plays in the Roulette season by Raimondo Cortese; Hotel; Fortune; and Night.
All Edward Albee’s plays demand in depth character work, and none more so that this wordy and angst-ridden piece.