Melbourne: Victorian College of the Arts, Studio 4, November 2021
Melbourne: Theatre Works (Midsumma Festival), 9 - 13 February 2022
London: Embassy Theatre (British Council UK/Australia Season), June 2022
They’ve written endless songs about this city.
Can you feel the street’s pulse, how it rushes through your veins like a drug?
He’s in trouble, she’s falling in love, they’re cheating, she’s trapped and he’s alone.
But keep moving since we mustn’t fall behind.
Stay connected- don’t want to miss out.
promiscuous/cities composes a symphony of a night in a big city where each of us is frantically maintaining the myth we’ve created of ourselves. Yet underneath the vision we peddle on social media – like! – there is an aching distance between us.
Playwright Lachlan Philpott asks: How can we know a city when we don’t even know ourselves?
WRITER / Lachlan Philpott
DIRECTOR / Alyson Campbell
SOUND DESIGN AND DRAMATURGY / Meta Cohen
LIGHTING DESIGN / Emma Lockhart-Wilson
SET DESIGN / Leon Salom
COSTUME DESIGN / Casey Harper-Wood