Artistic Director Lyn Wallis, caught up with performer and creator of Who Am I …? Russel Cheek about how he turned his real life Sale of the Century adventure into a charming and funny one-man show
Artistic Director, Lyn Wallis talks about why you should come and see this award winning production in its only regional season this year.
Fresh off the plane from a sell-out tour of the UK, Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood take us on a sublime musical journey through the history of ‘mother’s ruin’, aka gin.
Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin features music originally performed by Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Martha Wainwright, The Popes, The Pretenders and more in a raucous show that tells the tale of gin through stories and song.
Quench your thirst for knowledge with a cabaret performance – with a twist.
HotHouse is thrilled to welcome Public House as Production Partner for Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin and, as a result – for one week only – our historic Hume Bank Butter Factory Theatre will be transformed by Public House into a pop-up gin joint: Molly Fink Bar.
Speaking about the experience local audiences will have, Artistic Director Lyn Wallis said “Mother’s Ruin at the Hume Bank Butter Factory Theatre will be a sultry, immersive cabaret experience. It’s a gorgeous show, but we’re also going to have a lot of fun transforming the venue.”
Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin plays at the Hume Bank Butter Factory Theatre 21-26 May. Tickets are on sale now with 35% off for groups of ten or more.
* This production contains coarse language, and wanton tipsiness.
“Marsden and Wood maintain a spot-on balance of larky humour, bolshy political consciousness, palpable passion for their subject and sheer joie de vivre” * * * * – The Scotsman
“Mother’s Ruin is a beautifully distilled cabaret.” – Limelight
HotHouse Theatre today announced Hume Bank as 2018 Principal Partner. This new collaboration extends and deepens Hume’s long-standing relationship with HotHouse and reinforces its commitment to arts and culture on the Border.
Hume Bank has been on the HotHouse journey for over twelve years, and its support has been critical to the development and presentation in the region of some of Australia’s best contemporary theatre. More recently, Hume was the major sponsor for At The Hip – a HotHouse produced show about the growth of Albury-Wodonga, and in 2017 it supported the presentation of the Generate drama festival for young people.
“We value our community in more ways than one and our commitment to the HotHouse Theatre is just another example of this. Recognised nationally, this contemporary theatre company presents a
unique opportunity for our customers and the wider community to experience high calibre performances, normally only available in major cities, right here on the border,” shared Chief Customer Officer and Acting CEO Andrew de Graaff.
As part of this new Principal Partnership, Hume will have a greater presence during the HotHouse season through the renaming of its artistic home to: ‘Hume Bank Butter Factory Theatre’. Both
companies look forward to exploring further collaboration and connections through this important, evolving partnership.
HotHouse Theatre’s Deputy Chair Paul Robb said the partnership is an exciting collaboration between two of the Border’s prominent institutions. “This partnership will greatly assist HotHouse continue to develop and present world class contemporary theatre for Albury-Wodonga and the region’s audiences.”
Artistic Director Lyn Wallis interviews Caleb Lewis, writer of The River at the End of the Road.
Tickets and more info can be found here
Artistic Director Lyn Wallis gives us her Lyntroduction for The River at the End of the Road. Premiering at HotHouse Theatre March 9-17. Tickets are on sale now.
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