The Talk – Performance Space [Sydney]
The Talk - Performance Space [Sydney]

Event Information


Friday November 4, 2016
7:30 PM


245 Wilson Street
Eveleigh , NSW 2015

Auslan Interpreter/s

Susan Emerson

Language/ Cultural Consultant


Visit website

My brother came out after an episode of ‘The L Word’.
As the credits closed on Carmen going down on a leggy blonde in a nightclub, he said, “I’m like that. I do that.”
My mother and I looked at each other, confused.
“Cunnilingis?” I offered, and laughed.
“No!” He said, standing up and rolling up his blanket. “Gay. I do gay. I’m gay. I do gay sex.”

The Talk is a terribly undomesticated evening. It’s one account of what happens when you start talking about sex with your family: what ‘the talk’ is, and what it shouldn’t be.

In Mish Grigor’s latest participatory theatre work, the taboos of sex, relationships and family dynamics are laid bare: it’s explicit and unapologetic, yet also tender and personal in its investigation into uncharted territory. Based on real conversations with Grigor’s own family, The Talk is an awkwardly intimate and hilarious conversation with the artist about sex, sexuality and love. Bring your mum.

Bar & Box Office will have Auslan interpreters present too! (From 6.30pm – 9.30pm)

Location Map