"Purple has always been your colour."


World Premiere

On the night of his engagement party, Danny decides it’s time to break it off. This isn’t right. Or true. Back at home and living with his ultra-religious Lebanese parents, he starts to collide his culture and queerness one lip-sync and lipstick at a time.

Unapologetic, piercing and deliciously camp, Lady Tabouli is James Elazzi‘s unflinching look at a life desperate for freedom, truth and a little more mascara.

Co-produced by Apocalypse Theatre Company and Green Door Theatre Company.

Cast & Creatives

Director Dino Dimitriadis
Assistant Director Lara Balken
Assistant Director Jestika Chand
Production Designer Jonathan Hindmarsh
Co-Lighting Designer Benjamin Brockman
Co-Lighting Designer Ryan McDonald
Sound Designer Benjamin Pierpoint 
Creative Producer 
Leila Enright
Associate Creative Producer Bernadette Fam
Stage Manager Hannah Crane

With Nisrine Amine, Paul Capsis, Deborah Galanos, Antony Makhlouf

Performance Times

Wednesday 1 May 7pm
Thursday 2 May 7pm
Friday 3 May 7pm
Saturday 4 May 7pm

Blog Posts

5 Questions with James Elazzi and Paul Capsis


James Elazzi is the playwright behind Lady Tabouli, which stars a wonderful cast including the one and only Paul Capsis. If a vibrant play about a Lebanese drag queen is something you haven’t seen before on an Australian stage, then you...

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