Image by Work Art Life Studios and Black Photography
by Nick Coyle
Directed by Declan Greene
Red Stitch at Home
5 Feb – 1 Mar
Previews: 29 Jan – 1 Feb
Duration: Approximately 2 hours, including interval.
Presented as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival
Featuring Michelle Brasier, Patrick Durnan Silva, George Lingard, Emily Milledge, Belinda McClory, and Georgina Naidu.
Set and Costume Brynna Lowen
Lighting Design Clare Springett
Sound Design Tom Backhaus
Stage Manager Stephanie Young
Assistant Stage Manager Claudia Howarth
“There’s a rat in your brain in stilettos, pacing back and forth called Miles. There is no delineation between you and the cosmos! No barrier! No skin! No safety! Any more.”
Kimberly is a force of nature. Cruel and unpredictable, she cuts a trail of destruction through our bland world – leaving no corporate wellness seminar or improv class unscathed. But then Kimberly meets Miles, and smashes face-first into a love that’s even more violent than her.
From cult comic sensation, Nick Coyle (The Queen of Wolves, ABC’s Sarah’s Channel), The Feather in the Web is a lacerating satire of mainstream culture that revels in all the magnificent, awful parts of ourselves we’ve learned to squash right down.
“Whip-smart.…gold star hilarious, cataclysmic theatre that packs a lot of heat.” – – ★★★★, ArtsHub
“Declan Greene’s production dares to look chaotic, even anarchich, but there’s method in the madness and enormous discipline in the method…extravagant and dynamic.” -The Australian
“Red Stitch kicks off its 2020 season in the best possible fashion…hilarious, anarchic…Not to be missed.” – Australian Arts Review
“Funny and surprising and satiric.” – Stage Whispers
“Directed by Declan Greene with a talented cast – snares a share of dark and anarchic laughter.”
– The Age
“A spellbinding work that combines the absurd with obsession and compulsion.” -The Blurb