ROOTLESS COSMOPOLITANS

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rootless cosmopolitans
ROOTLESS COSMOPOLITANS
Monstrous Theatre have just announced the world premiere of celebrated Australian playwright Ron Elisha’s dangerous comedy ROOTLESS COSMOPOLITANS. It will be directed by Suzanne Heywood and performed at Chapel off Chapel from 15th May – 2nd June 2024.

­­This timely and thought-provoking black comedy explores the polarising power of social media, antisemitism, and the minefield of identity politics.

The play centres around esteemed artistic director Ira Brot, who in six short years has transformed a small, struggling theatre company into an international sensation. Ira has the world at his feet – money, influence, and creative freedom – but one little tweet threatens to derail his perfect life.

Add to this his Jewish convert wife, a vaguely antisemitic theatre company Chairperson and an ambitious assistant director waiting in the wings, and you have the ingredients for the oldest of all culture wars, played out on a modern stage. Ira must also deal with a complex relationship with his mother who, although long dead, is alive and kvetching inside his head.

Shows (Silver & Bronze Membership)
15/05/2024 8.00pm | Admin Fee $26.00 | Book Tickets
17/05/2024 8.00pm | Admin Fee $26.50 | Book Tickets

Chapel Off Chapel
12 Little Chapel Street
Prahran, Victoria
3181
Australia

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