“I want awe. I feel like I need blood. All the time. And anything
less than that makes me feel desperate. It makes me feel like I want to
A showdown between male and female, young and old, Ella Hickson’s
incendiary new play comes to Adelaide after an explosive world premiere
in London where it was described as “unflaggingly provocative,
metatheatrical and inventive”.
The Writer is a ferocious new work that rocks the very foundations upon which theatre is built.
The minute I put down this script, I knew we had to do it.
Completely original, daring and coruscating, it goes where other plays
about power and gender and art fear to tread. It breaks the fourth wall
and the fifth and the sixth… Add an actor like Please Like Me’s Emily
Barclay, it will be unmissable. Mitchell