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5 Feb - 1 March 2010

 

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When

Wed 24 Feb, 8.00PM - BOOK
Thu 25 Feb, 8.00PM - BOOK

 

Note: latecomers cannot be admitted
1hr no interval



Price

$45





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THE NAKED BEAN COFFEE ROASTERS

 

 

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THE SOCIETY

The Society portrays a collective of sworn coffee drinkers, utterly devoted to the rituals and elitism of the dark bean. When their harmony is broken by the discovery of (gasp!) a used tea bag hidden in their guarded sanctuary, loyalties are severely tested.

Created by Norway's celebrated and highly original Jo Strømgren Kompani, this true theatre hybrid sees three multi-skilled actors indulge in a nonsensical language, masterful physical comedy, impromptu dance, intense French ballads and even lip-synching. Like any great satire, no –ism is safe, as elitism, patriotism, individualism and racism all become fodder for obliteration.

A small play with big ideas that leaves you surprised, amused and even a little shell-shocked.




… comedic touches worthy of Peter Sellers. THE NEW YORK TIMES  MORE >