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Vampire Lesbians of Sodom

21 November, 2023 - 3 December, 2023

Little Ones Theatre presents

Vampire Lesbians of Sodom by Charles Busch

21 November – 3 December 2023

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SHOW DETAILS:

21 November – 3 December 2023

preview: Tuesday 21 November
opening night: Wednesday 22 November
duration: 70 minutes
times:
Tuesday to Saturday 7:30pm
Sunday 5pm
ticket price: $35 – $55
bookings: 03 9662 9966

warnings: Coarse language, sexual references

Over a decade ago, Little Ones Theatre arrived in Melbourne with an “absolute cack” (The Age) production of Charles Busch’s Psycho Beach Party. It was a hit across the country with a slew of five-star reviews and a Green Room Award win, and it had audiences cheering before the lights even came up! Ten years later, the company comes together for one last time to bring you another camp travesty from New York’s Queen of Queer Theatre, just in time for Christmas.

One of the longest running plays in Off-Broadway history, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom by Charles Busch tells the saga of two fatally seductive vampiresses whose paths first collide in ancient Sodom. Their bitter rivalry as bloodsuckers, but more importantly, as actresses, endures for two thousand years with stops along the way in 1920’s silent movie Hollywood and contemporary Las Vegas. Vampire Lesbians of Sodom is a demented tribute to horror cinema and divas of the Golden Age. A cult camp classic comedy in the same vein as Elvira Mistress of the Dark and Death Becomes Her.

With a cast of Melbourne’s finest, including Jennifer Vuletic (Wentworth, Looking for Alibrandi), Artemis Ioannides (Wentworth, Because the Night), Zoe Boesen (Abigail’s Party), Brigid Gallacher (In The Club), and John Marc Desengano (Looking for Alibrandi), this is Little Ones Theatre’s final celebration of all things ridiculous.

It’s time to laugh and get your fangs out.

Reviews for Psycho Beach Party

★★★★★ “Sharp as a wet towel snap and very salty indeed”
Time Out Melbourne

★★★★★ “A perfect dollop of summertime silliness”
Time Out Sydney

★★★★1/2 ” Psycho Beach Party is an absolute cack. Hi-lar-ious. What fun… Its the funniest show around!”
The Age

★★★★ “Perceptive, bold and sharp”
The Guardian

★★★★ “This is one show that pulls all the cheesy hallmarks of the genre into a blender, sets it to high, leaves the lid off, and presses go, letting the results splatter deliciously over the audience”
Brisbane Times

Director: Stephen Nicolazzo

Writer: Charles Busch

Cast: Jennifer Vuletic, Artemis Ioannides, Ash Flanders, Zoe Boesen, Brigid Gallacher, Tom Dent and John Marc Desengano, with Marko Pecer, Jasmin Larranaga, Anastacia Barres, and Jackie Van LieRop

Movement Director: Ash Pike

Set and Costume Designer: Nathan Burmeister

Lighting Designer: Katie Sfetkidis

Lighting Associate: Spencer Herd

Sound Designer and Composer: Daniel Nixon and Danni Esposito

Stage Manager: Harry Dowling

Assistant Stage Manager: Finn McLeish

Ticket Prices:

Preview: $35 
Full:
$49
Concession: $39
Group 6+: $39

Cabaret table for four: $220 ($55 per person)

Concessions:

Pensioners/Full-time students/MEAA members

NO BOOKING FEE SURCHARGE for MASTERCARD or VISA payments

Details

Start:
21 November, 2023
End:
3 December, 2023
Event Category:

Venue

fortyfivedownstairs theatre
45 Flinders Lane
Melbourne 3000, Victoria 3000 Australia
Phone
03 9662 9966
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