A show about hell. A night in Hell: some performances on the theme of hell.
Performance night Friday, 8 February 7:30-8:30
171 King Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
“I wanted to sort of feel limitless and not be governed by any idea of scale – to make things I wasn’t sure how to transport. I didn’t want to think about it, I just wanted to go for it. And you get to a point with a certain scale that you just become comfortable and it’s not as exciting. Maybe also, I was past that point. I needed to feel almost threatened.” – Brendan Huntley
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