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The Birth of the Unicorn Mermaid: An Ophelia Sol Production
September 25, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - October 1, 2017 @ 8:30 pm UTC+2
THE BIRTH OF THE UNICORN MERMAID 💕❤️
An Ophelia Sol Production premiering at this years Melbourne Fringe Festival presented by The Butterfly Club
The one and only fabulously flamboyant Ophelia Sol is back to prove the haters wrong at the baby shower of the year! Witness the spectacular birth of the Unicorn Mermaid, the mythical creature we know so much about yet have never laid eyes on because it doesn’t exist.
Investigating the moral injustices surrounding ‘designer babies’ in a world that competes for perfection, Ophelia will create a supernatural being that is more fantastic and talented than everyone else’s child. She will have you laughing, screaming, and wishing you owned as much pink plastic crap as her.
Filled with glitter and yummy mummies, dance numbers and hairy monsters, Ophelia will take you on an immersive journey exploring her fears and desires surrounding motherhood and the ritual of birth.
Green Room nominee for Best Performer Ruby Hughes presents her third solo show as the outrageous Ophelia Sol. Ruby has been performing as her alter ego since 2014, creating work that challenges form, social binaries and stigmas. ‘The Birth of the Unicorn Mermaid’ dissects what it means to be a good mother, a bad mother, and everything in between.
Written and Performed by Ruby Hughes
Dramaturges: Anna Kennedy and Candace Miles
ONE WEEK ONLY
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Dates: Monday 25th September – Sunday 1st October
Venue: The Butterfly Club – 5 Carson Pl, Melbourne