Calpurnia Descending

Calpurnia Descending ignites a backstage Battle Royale. Calpurnia Descending sends up the dangers of fame with the tale of Beverly Dumont - a reclusive, drunken, Depression-era Broadway washout.

Calpurnia Descending

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Beverly limps towards obscurity until a naive ing_nue appears offering a final shot at glory. It's the role of a lifetime, but the chalice soon proves poisoned and both women are drawn into a world of paranoia, sleaze and bloody, unrelenting ambition.

The latest work from queer DIY theatre duo Sisters Grimm (The SovereignWife,Little Mercy) stars the inimitable Paul Capsis (Angela's Kitchen) and Ash Flanders. Rich in wit and piercing cultural critique, this fabulously entertaining work takes two of Australia's finest male actresses andignites a backstage Battle Royale.

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