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MANWATCHING

"So I think it's fair to say that most women almost definitely do masturbate, we just wait to discuss it in an oddly anonymous but public situation like this one" written by an anonymous woman; performed by an unprepared man.

No rehearsal, no preparation, no holds barred; this show is the thoughts of one woman when she thinks about sex with men. A different man every night is charged with reading her script aloud, sight unseen, in front of an audience -- you! Tackling not just sex but sexual politics, this important but anonymous female voice is brought hilariously to life each night by an utterly unprepared performer.

Presented by The Royal Court and now making its West Australian premiere, Manwatching is a funny, frank and occasionally explicit insight into heterosexual female desire.

Presented by:
Summer Nights, The Royal Court, Izzy McDonald and Gavin Roach

Izzy McDonald and Gavin Roach are experienced theatre makers who have toured works throughout Australia and Internationally.

Through her residency with Australian Theatre for Young People Izzy's piece Dive (2016) was published by Currency Press. She also participated in Black Swan’s Emerging Writers Group where she wrote Dig (2017). Bus Boy (2017) was her playwriting debut winning the Martins Sims Award and FRINGE WORLDTheatre Award. In 2018 Bus Boy toured international to Brighton Fringe and had a final season at the Subiaco’s Independent Theatre Festival.

Gavin is the writer, performer and producer of Confessions of a Grindr Addict which has toured to Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Perth Adelaide, Launceston, Hobart and New Zealand.

Tickets & more info

When?

Friday, January 18 – Saturday, January 26

Where?

Rehearsal Room 1 at State Theatre Centre as part of Summer Nights
174-176 William Street, Perth Cultural Centre
Northbridge, Western Australia

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