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Michael Gurr’s CRAZY BRAVE @ Chippendale

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Inset pic- by John Ma Featured pic- by Alinta Burton photography

Don’t read this review. Seriously. If you are a lover of unique, intimate and relevant theatre, simply open a new tab, go to the Sydney Fringe site and book tickets to CRAZY BRAVE. The reason for the urgency? This show is one of the must see of the Fringe season and word is already travelling.

Written by Michael Gurr, political speechwriter, most notably for Steve Bracks, author, broadcaster and playwright, CRAZY BRAVE was written in 2000 but it is as crisp and germane as if it was newly minted.

A motley group of young people who are pretty much against everything are contrasted with Harold, an old time commie whose rebellion against the establishment has landed him on hard times. Harold fought from within. The modern fight is more blatant. Where will your loyalties lie when you experience this show? Continue reading Michael Gurr’s CRAZY BRAVE @ Chippendale


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CrossPollinateThe Sydney Fringe & Cross Pollinate Productions are presenting CRAZY BRAVE by Michael Gurr as part of this year’s Sydney Fringe.

The storyline…In a secret warehouse studio in Chippendale, backlit by a skyline of cranes and building development, Deborah, Paul and Alice meet to discuss their plans of urban disruption. With no faith in mainstream politics, they plan their guerrilla tactics to create havoc within the well-oiled machine of the city; but when legendary activist Jim Morgan becomes interested in the group, they face the prospect of taking their actions to a new level of danger. Ever brave, ‘the group’ are forced to ask: do they have what it takes? Continue reading 2 DOUBLE PASSES TO MICHAEL GURR’S CRAZY BRAVE @ CHIPPENDALE