"Trust the destiny in the kill."

About

This is a play about hunger and desire. It’s Romeo and Juliet pushed to deranged extremes, where the unlikely sweethearts are a 14-year old boy and a young fox with brutal birthrights.

Rdeca’s whole family have fleas. Her mum is pushing her into making her first kill, a snivelling mole, before she’s ready.

Basti is being bullied at school by kids who call him a shrimp. His dad is too busy flirting with the neighbour to be of any real help.

Beneath the light of a full moon, Basti captures Rdeca, and so begins a starcross’d romance between hunter and prey.

Rita Kalnejais (BCBabyteeth) makes a blood-splattered return from London with a play that’s blisteringly funny, provocative and just plain freaky. First Love is the Revolution is Fantastic Mr Fox if Margaret Atwood wrote the Netflix adaptation.

Director Lee Lewis says expect gore—and lots of it.

Cast & Creatives

Director Lee Lewis
Lighting Designer Trent Suidgeest
Composer & Sound Designer Steve Francis
With Daniel Monks

Performance Times

Preview 1– 5 November
Opening Nights 6 & 7 November
Season 8 November – 14 December

Performance Times
Monday – Friday 7pm
Saturday 2pm & 7pm
Wednesday 4 December 2pm & 7pm

Meet The Artists
Tuesday 12 November

Captioned Performance
Tuesday 3 December

Pricing

Subscription

5 Play 4 Play 3 Play
Full $255 Full $216 Full $168
Concession, Preview $205 Concession, Preview $172 Concession, Preview $138
Under 35 $170 Under 35 $140 Under 35 $108
5 Play 
Full $255
Concession, Preview $205
Under 35 $170
4 Play 
Full $216
Concession, Preview $172
Under 35 $140
3 Play
Full $168
Concession, Preview $138
Under 35 $108

 

Single Tickets

Full $62
Concession / Preview / Groups 8+ $52
Under 35 $38
Monday Rush $20

 

Single tickets on sale Monday 3 December 2018
Transaction fees of $4 for online bookings and $6 for phone bookings apply

 

Video

Lee Lewis on First Love is the Revolution