DARK VANILLA JUNGLE

September 1- October 5, 2015

Old 505 Theatre

By Philip Ridley

Directors Fiona Hallenan-Barker & Emma Louise

ABOUT

 

Winner: Scotsman's Fringe First

Winner: Stage Awards for Excellence.

 

After a award-winning world premiere at the Ediburgh Festival in 2014, Dark Vanilla Jungle then received its Australian premiere through MMH and enjoyed a sell-out, hugely critically acclaimed season.

 

A beautiful, breathtaking drama about one girls craving for family and home and the lengths she will go to achieve them

 

 

REVIEWS

 

Mad March Hare Australian Premiere:

"Fiona Hallenan-Barker and Emma Louise and the design team realise this piece perfectly...Claudia Barrie sets a standard that will be hard to beat in this year’s festival." Theatre Now - Read the complete review here

 

 

"Claudia Barrie’s astounding performance impresses with a savage depth that is rarely encountered." Suzy Goes See - Read the complete review here

 

"Remarkable...provocative...frightening....top-notch theatre...One of the best things I've seen all year." Lisa Thatcher - Read the complete review here

 

"...beautifully convincing... alarmingly confronting." The Buzz From Sydney - Read the complete review here

 

"...this production has fully realised the dramatic possibilities of this excellent piece of writing." Sydney Arts Guide - Read the complete review here

 

Supporting Wall World Premiere:

‘A masterpiece… An absolute must-see.’ ★★★★ ★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine


Critics Choice: ‘Breathtaking… ★★★★ Financial Times

 

‘Grabs you by the throat and takes you to some very nasty places…the sheer velocity is astounding.’ ★★★★ Time Out

 

'Astonishing..' ★★★★ The List

 

‘The script is entirely wonderful… sweeps you off your feet.’ ★★★★★ Three Weeks

 

‘This is theatre at its finest.’ ★★★★ The Skinny

 

 

 

DARK VANILLA JUNGLE

PRODUCTION IMAGES

 

Photos courtesy of Daina Marie Photography

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"Remarkable... provocative...frightening.

One of the best things I've seen all year."

Lisa Thatcher

Image courtesy of Daina Marie Photography

CREATIVE TEAM

Performed by: Claudia Barrie

Directed by: Fiona Hallenan-Barker & Emma Louise

Production Design: Benjamin Brockman

Sound Design: Tegan Nicholls

Dialect Coach: Emma Louise

Movement Choreographer: Shondelle Pratt

Stage Management/Operator: Jenni Dean

Graphic Design: Teresa Tan

 

 

 

DARK VANILLA JUNGLE

IN REHEARSAL

 

Photos courtesy of Fiona Hallenan-Barker

 

Dark Vanilla Jungle

Dark Vanilla Jungle By Philip Ridley Images © Mad March Hare Theatre Company Directed by Fiona Hallenan-Barker & Emma Louise Performed by Claudia Barrie Movement Choreographer:Shondelle Pratt Production Design: Benjamin Brockman Sound Design: Tegan Nicholls Production images by Daina Marie Photography