A woman with long, wavy, dark hair wearing colourful earrings, which resemble a string of anal beads. She has red lipstick on and her mascara is running down her face. She is biting her lip with a mischievous expression. On her head, she wears a golden spiky halo, alluding to paintings of the Virgin Mary. On her left hand, she is balancing a red apple and a glass of red wine. She has a string of rosary prayer beads wrapped in her right hand, on which she is also holding a bright pink vibrator.

Skin Hunger

A hilarious, semi-autobiographical one-woman show, SKIN HUNGER is a roller-coaster journey through grief, God and 'gasms.  Raw, passionate, sexy and heartbreakingly funny this show is for anyone who has ever lost someone and had to find themselves - and perhaps their clitoris - again.

After the death of her husband, grief-stricken Eva, a perimenopausal woman of faith, embarks on a journey of self-discovery, spiritual awakening, and sexual empowerment. Amidst a deluge of tragic Tinder dates, self-doubt, and Catholic guilt, she finds the courage to forge a new path for her life in the chaotic aftermath. Eva discovers that there is always life after death.


Exploring the intersection of grief, faith and sexuality, SKIN HUNGER will make you laugh out loud and also move you to tears.

★★★★★ "SKIN HUNGER was absolutely glorious, and thank Hotere for being unafraid to talk about the hard stuff. Tatiana Hotere - what a show-stopping performance! I left the theatre completely speechless." - Olivia Wright, Rat World Magazine.

★★★★★ "Do yourself a favour and go see this. Watch it if you've ever lost someone you've loved, watch it if you've ever been horny. Watch it if you own a dildo, watch it if you don't, watch it if you have Catholic guilt or really any kind of guilt. Watch it if you want to be moved." - Renee Liang


★★★★★ "The script is magnificent: subtle, crafted for our pleasure - and it never becomes preachy." - Lexie Matheson, Theatreview.

Theatre and Physical Theatre • Solo show
International • World Premiere

Fri, 16 Feb - Sun, 25 Feb

60 min

The Garage International @ Adelaide Town Hall

$30 to $35

M15+ (4 Warnings)

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Reviews

  • Emotional roller-coaster 2
  • Standing ovation 1
  • A story for all of us, performed by artists with the gift of sublime comic timing and a deep understanding of the importance of the moment - Lexie Matteson, Theatreview

  • Tatiana Hotere – what a show-stopping performance. I left the theatre completely speechless. Words would not be enough to describe her. - Olivia Wright, Ratworld Magazine

  • Charming, funny, sweet and honest portrayal of a woman wrestling with complex and contradictory feelings - with a balance of wit and emotion - Andrew Whiteside, Andrew Whiteside

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Reviews & Fringefeed Reacts

  • Emotional roller-coaster 2
  • Standing ovation 1
  • A story for all of us, performed by artists with the gift of sublime comic timing and a deep understanding of the importance of the moment - Lexie Matteson, Theatreview

  • Tatiana Hotere – what a show-stopping performance. I left the theatre completely speechless. Words would not be enough to describe her. - Olivia Wright, Ratworld Magazine

  • Charming, funny, sweet and honest portrayal of a woman wrestling with complex and contradictory feelings - with a balance of wit and emotion - Andrew Whiteside, Andrew Whiteside

See more on the Fringefeed
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