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Darlinghurst Theatre Firm (DTC) was shaped in 1996 by present Co-Creative Director and CEO, Glenn Terry. In its historical past of operation, DTC has turn into one in every of largest employers of artists and humanities employees within the small-to-medium, not-for-profit sector, and an organization that’s famend for its dedication to the integrity of artists’ imaginative and prescient, welfare and accessibility. In 2013, the corporate moved to a brand new 200-seat theatre, The Eternity Playhouse, within the coronary heart of Darlinghurst.
Inexperienced Door Theatre Firm (GDTC) is a Sydney primarily based, unbiased firm, specialising in provocative new work. It locations artists, and social affect on the centre of the manufacturing course of. GDTC is a firm that values creative time and contribution above all else, and believes within the energy of theatre to shift notion and behaviour.
Seven strategies of killing kylie jenner dives deep into the murky waters of colourism and the commodification of Black girls when tensions rise between two mates as they argue concerning the success of the titular influencer as a supposed “self-made billionaire”.
Combining theatre with gifs, memes and emojis, the play explores stereotypes of Black womanhood, white capitalist exploitation, and the politics of social media activism.
“Racial gaslighting. Colourism. Homophobia. On-line trolling. Cultural appropriation. Memes. This play leaves no stone unturned. In actual fact, it pulverizes them,” mentioned GDTC Co-Inventive Producer Bernadette Fam.
“This play is enjoyable. This play is difficult hitting. However most significantly, this play is correct now and speaks poignantly to the fashionable day battle of URL versus IRL.”
Director Shari Sebbens mentioned: “Jasmine Lee-Jones has written one of many biggest debut performs I’ll ever have the privilege of studying. Turning even the straightforward act of web page formatting right into a thrill. The voices of Cleo and Kara bust by means of the ambiance of a world shift each one in every of us needs to be feeling proper now, bringing huge ache and massive coronary heart. They crack open the URL, the IRL and power us to take a look at the area we maintain one another in.”
DTC Producer and Head of New Writing, Leila Enright mentioned: “We’re so happy to be welcoming these game-changing girls into our constructing – who won’t solely create an enticing, hilarious and difficult work, however will inform and shift the way in which theatre is produced.”
Upon the play’s UK debut in 2019 it was nominated for a prestigious Olivier Award, and first-time playwright Jasmine Lee-Jones was awarded the Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright.
Seven strategies of killing kylie jenner will preview at Sydney’s iconic Eternity Playhouse theatre on Saturday 17 April and Sunday 18 April, and run from Wednesday 21 April to Sunday 2 Could 2021.
WHAT: seven strategies of killing kylie jenner
WHEN: Previews – Saturday 17 April & Sunday 18 April, Season – Wednesday 21 April – Sunday 2 Could
WHERE: Eternity Playhouse Theatre (39 Burton St, Darlinghurst)