Moth

Models Matthew McConaghy and Emily Wheaton. Photo by Vivian Cooper Smith.

BOOK NOW: 7 AUGUST - 14 SEPTEMBER REGIONAL VICTORIAN TOUR

"Sometimes there’s no scarier place to be than inside your own mind…"

Sebastian is a terminally unpopular fifteen-year-old suburban kid, with an overactive imagination and an obsession with anime and death. His only friend, Claryssa, is an emo Wiccan art-freak barely one rung higher than Sebastian on the social ladder.  What starts as just another night drinking down at the cricket nets soon gives way to an ecstatic vision that leaves Sebastian unconscious, their friendship left in ruin. The next morning, he wakes up with a mysterious moth in a jar by his bed, and a calling to save the souls of all humankind. And so begins the Passion of Sebastian…

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ABC Radio Goulburn interview

Listen to the local ABC Radio Goulburn interview with cast members Thomas Conroy and Emily Goddard about Moth, teenagers, and bullying.

Current Season

Footscray Community Arts Centre

31 July - 3 August

Bookings through www.trybooking.com/BKNJ

 

Regional Victoria Tour

Contact venues directly for bookings:

 

7 - 11 August The Butter Factory Hothouse Theatre

17 August Burrinja 351 Glenfern Rd, Upwey

20 August Swan Hill Performing Arts Centre 76 Bendigo Rd, Swan Hill

22 August Geelong Performing Arts Centre 50 Little Malop Street, Geelong

24 August Warrnambool Entertainment Centre 185 Timor St, Warrnambool

29 August Kingston Arts Centre 979 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin

31 August Esso BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre 70 Foster St, Sale

4 September Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Cnr Ovens and Ford Streets, Wangaratta

6 September Plenty Ranges Arts & Convention Centre 35 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang

11 September West Gippsland Arts Centre Cnr Albert & Smith Street, Warragul

14 September Portland Arts Centre Cnr Glenelg & Bentinck Streets, Portland

Education Notes

Published Script

Currency Press has published Declan Greene's script, along with another production of his, Home Economics. To purchase click here.

Credits

Writer Declan Greene
Director Chris Kohn
Remount Director (2012) Susie Dee
Designer Jonathon Oxlade
Lighting Designer Rachel Burke
Composer Jethro Woodward
Dramaturge Maryanne Lynch
Video Design 21-19 / Domenico Bartolo
Production Manager Stacey Fleming / Rebecca Moore
Cast 2012: Thomas Conroy and Emily Goddard (2011: Thomas Conroy and Sarah Ogden / 2010: Dylan Young and Sarah Ogden)

Past Seasons

2011

 Brisbane: Visy Theatre - Brisbane Powerhouse (3 - 6 August 2011)

Melbourne: Beckett Theatre - CUB Malthouse, Arena Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre (15 - 25 June) return season

 

2010
Melbourne: Tower Theatre – CUB Malthouse, Arena Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre (13 – 30 May) world premiere

Sydney: The Studio - Sydney Opera House (20 - 25 July)

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Partners

Malthouse

Moth is an Arena Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre commission.

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