When an offhand remark about his girlfriend’s looks is met with a seemingly disproportionate response, we’re thrown into Neil LaBute’s pointed but comical obsession with vanity.
There are plenty of great performances by the marvellous cast in the many roles in this powerful and important piece of theatre. It only has a short run, so don’t delay in booking your tickets.
If you are interested in modern theatre and exciting new projects, then you probably have your tickets anyway, or have already seen it. If not, then you need to be quick to book, as it is an intimate venue and there are only a few performances.
This is a very funny production, filled with adult humour, quirky characters and slickly presented, a good effort from everybody. Thirty five years old, it is does not have the shock value that it might have once had, but it still had the audience laughing throughout.
Joh Hartog, has hit on a winning script at a time near the end of a dreary winter when we could all use a good laugh, and there are plenty to be had here.
Todd Gray and Nic Krieg are 2009 graduates from Flinders University Drama Centre and they presented a self-devised and directed hour of comedy.