Event The Fat Boy
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Venue CUB Malthouse, Southbank, VIC
Umbrella Event Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2003
First Date 4 April 2003
Opening Date 9 April 2003
Last Date 26 April 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description The Fat Boy is a rather odd play, but then it is intended to be just that. Its subject is the outsider, and in the hapless Trevor - fat, gay, lonely and working class - Ayres has summed up everything that constitutes a loser in today's beauty and charm-obsessed society.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Black Comedy
Subjects Social Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Carolyn Bock Actor
Kate Fitzpatrick Actor
Joseph Manning Actor
Melia Naughton Actor
Tim Richards Actor
Blair Venn Actor
Grant Dale Choreographer
Leon Salom Designer
Tom Healey Director
Louise Gough Dramaturg
Paul Jackson Lighting Designer
Tony Ayres Playwright
David Franzke Sound Designer
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book John McCallum, Belonging, Currency Press, Sydney, 2009
Event Identifier 24170