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The Wasp - Sydney Fringe Festival

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by Karli Sample (subscribe)
Avid theatre-goer, self-proclaimed foodie and crazy dog lady!
Published September 28th 2016
Golden Jam Productions as part of Sydney Fringe Festival present The Wasp.

It has been 20 years since high school, and that long since Heather (Natalie Freeman) and Carla (Nicola James) have seen each other. In a classic schoolyard bullying scenario, the bullying by Carla has transcended into Heather's adulthood. The two reconnect over Facebook and agree to catch up over tea.

Image by Nicholas Prokop


It becomes wildly apparent their lives have taken completely different paths. Heather's personality is polished, she has a high earning career coupled with a loving husband and beautiful home, while remaining childless. Carla's personality is the complete opposite, she lives above her means and is pregnant with her fifth child.

Image by Nicholas Prokop

As they meet, Heather presents Carla with a proposition – and a bag of cash to go along with it.

With themes covering schoolyard bullying, and the female protagonists' in an unexpected predatory style role, the gripping psychological thriller is full of unanticipated twists that had me sitting at the edge of my seat!

The performance has come straight from London and is described by The Stage as 'Absolutely excellent… A taut, brilliantly calibrated two-hander' and I couldn't agree more.

The Wasp is playing at Erskineville Town Hall at a very affordable $22.20 per ticket for a superior performance, guaranteed to astonish and have tongues wagging!
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When: 8:30pm
Where: Erskineville Town Hall, 104 Erskineville Road, Erskineville
Cost: $22.20 Adults // $20.20 Students
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