Event Going Down
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Venue Wharf 2 Theatre, Walsh Bay, NSW
First Date 23 March 2018
Last Date 5 May 2018
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Natalie Yang has just published her memoir, Banana Girl, a sexually explicit look at life as a twenty-something woman in millennial Australia. It isn’t the heart-warming migrant story that people expected. Nor is it a feminist call to arms. And it certainly isn’t on the best-seller lists.

Going Down is the first full-length play for STC by Michele Lee, winner of the 2016 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award for her play Rice.

Co-produced with Malthouse Theatre, it’s a brutally funny and frank examination of flawed characters failing at life in the most outrageous ways possible.

Natalie, for one, has washed up on the shores of anonymity. But she isn’t going to wallow in existential crisis, she’s going to double down. Her next book, 100 Cocks in 100 Nights, could be the scandalous reboot her career needs. Or it could be a complete disaster. Only when she hits rock bottom will she find a way back up.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Catherine Davies Actor
Josh Price Actor
Naomi Rukavina Actor
Jenny Wu Actor
Leticia Caceres Director
Mark Pritchard Dramaturg
Sian James-Holland Lighting Designer
Michele Lee Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 133047