Event Information


Thursday May 5, 2022
8:00 PM


The Blue Room Theatre, Perth
The Blue Room Theatre

Auslan Interpreter/s

Danielle Pritchard

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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Postnatal sci fi

In 1979, Ellen Ripley experiences a life-threatening betrayal when she exposes the true mission of her spaceship, the Nostromo.

In 2018, Kaitlin Tinker experiences birth in a public hospital.

On their lonely journeys to retrieve an extra-terrestrial parasitic being, both learn they are expendable.

Join award-winning ex-showgirl Tinker as she assumes the form of the world’s most-loved science fiction action heroine in her playwright debut. EARTHSIDE is a confessional odyssey that explores the far reaches of step-parenting, sequins, c-sections and all the things that eat us inside out.

Intergalactic adventure meets radical truth-telling in this darkly funny and brutally honest play boldly going where literally millions of humans have gone before.

So get on-board and strap in – we’ve made room for you on the spaceship. It’s time to bring this baby earthside.

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