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Sex Magick

Fri Feb 17 - Sat Mar 25

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Fri Feb 17 - Sat Mar 25

Fri Feb 17 - Sat Mar 25

After a workplace indiscretion shatters his elite physiotherapy career, Ard Panicker ends up working at a metaphysical health spa giving Ayurvedic rubdowns to yummy mummies in Bondi. 

When he receives word that his estranged father has died, Ard’s world is thrown into turmoil. He begins to shake and shudder with mysterious full-body seizures—accompanied with waking visions of a terrifying, all-powerful deity.  

Desperate to find a cure for his phantasmagorical condition, Ard travels to the village in South India where his father was born.  

Instead, he finds an enlightened tantric guru who cracks open his sense of identity, sexuality and his grip on reality. 

From the brilliant brain of playwright Nicholas Brown, and featuring a mind-melting breakout performance by Raj Labade, Sex Magick is a wildly funny (and just plain wild) exploration of queerness, masculinity and South Asian-Australian identity. Griffin’s Artistic Director Declan Greene (Green Park) teams up with Brown to co-direct a tantalising mix of live video and ancient Indian Kathakali dance theatre in an experience that will be like nothing else on Sydney stages in 2023. Guaranteed. 

Co-Directors Nicholas Brown & Declan Greene 
Choreographer Raghav Handa 
Set & Costume Designer Mason Browne 
Lighting Designer Kelsey Lee 
Video Designer Solomon Thomas 
With Blazey Best, Raj Labade, Catherine Văn-Davies  

Tickets from: $38
10 Nimrod Street Kings Cross, NSW 2011 Australia

The historic SBW Stables Theatre is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible and may present challenges to people with limited mobility—there are 17 steps that lead up to the theatre. Griffin’s foyer and bar are both wheelchair accessible, and there is a wheelchair accessible bathroom on the ground floor. Griffin can reserve seating for vision impaired people as well as those with limited mobility. Griffin also offer a closed captioned performance for every Main Season show in their season. The captioned performance for Sex Magick will take place on Tuesday 7 March at 7pm. Griffin is also a member of the Companion Card program.

Public Transport - Griffin are just a 5 minute walk from Kings Cross Station, which is regularly served by trains on the T4 Eastern Suburbs line and the 311, 324 and 325 buses. To get information about public transport around Sydney call 131 500 or visit the Transport Info website. Parking - Secure Parking is a 10 minute walk to the SBW Stables Theatre and is located at 9A Elizabeth Bay Road (entry via Ward Avenue). The car park is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. There is timed, street parking in the surrounding area, however, availability cannot be not guaranteed.

Age recommendation 18+. Contains sexual references, coarse language, explicit depictions of sex, and drug use.

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Fri Feb 17
Sat Mar 25
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