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Romney Stanton in SCARECROW

SCARECROW is a terrific choice for presenting at the  Sydney Fringe and for producing at Blood Moon Theatre.  Written by prolific American playwright Don Nigro, it is textually designed to be bare, claustrophobic, with the focus on character and relationships.  As directed by Naomi Livingstone and Deborah Jones, this offering is bespoke to the tiny stage and has a brilliant performance at its heart.

We meet Rose and her daughter Cally.  Never going out and probably feigning her illness, Rose has always had Cally to herself in the tiny house on the edge of a cornfield but the daughter is ripe for manipulation and sexual predation.  Enter Nick.  Shadowy and experienced in influencing pliable, inexperienced, naive young women, his agenda apparently reaches beyond just sex with the eager Cally, past the field’s scarecrow into the house itself. Continue reading SCARECROW: BESPOKE THEATRICALITY CREEPS AT BLOOD MOON THEATRE


This image: Gemma Scoble in SCARECROW
Featured image: Blake Wells in SCARECROW

SCARECROW by Don Nigro.    A lonely girl lives with her eccentric mother in an old farmhouse on the edge of a cornfield. She meets a strange man under a tree by the creek and is led into a web of lust and betrayal. Scarecrows are supposed to frighten crows, but the scarecrow in this cornfield is something more…

Directed by Deborah Jones with Assistant Director Naomi Livingstone.  With Gemma Scoble, Romney Stanton and Blake Wells.

SCARECROW [Facebook Event] from Dead Fly Productions will play Blood Moon Theatre 25-29 September as part of the Sydney Fringe.

With thanks to Dead Fly Productions, Sydney Arts Guide has a double pass give-away to SCARECROW by Don Nigro.  The pass is valid for the show on Wednesday 26th September at 7pm.

To be in the running to win a double pass to SCARECROW, email (editorialstaff.sydneyartsguide@gmail.com) with SCARECROW as the subject, along with your full name and email address.

Competition closes MIDNIGHT Sunday 16th September, 2018 when the winner will be drawn. Only winners will be notified and the pass will be available at the Box Office on the night.

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