The Chemsex Monologues

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A nameless narrator, a sexy boy, a fag hag, and a sexual health worker explore the high world of chillouts. Direct from multiple sell-out runs in London, The Chemsex Monologues makes its international debut at Adelaide Fringe.

"The Chemsex Monologues might well be the desperately needed conversation starter we've been waiting for." Dazed

★★★★★ "An extraordinary tapestry of pleasure and pain, woven together with wit and weight by a master wordsmith." Gay Times

★★★★★ "An amazingly well written and performed insight." London Theatre

★★★★★ "Peppered with rich humour and entertaining on many levels... strikingly thought-provoking work." ACT Drop

★★★★ "Hard hitting and tough to watch." West End Wilma

"An incredibly powerful, moving and funny piece of writing." - EQView

"The Chemsex Monologues will make you laugh, cry, think, love, hurt and hope." QX Magazine

"Intense and thought provoking scenes... go see this if you possibly can" Jack The Lad

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Dragonflies Theatre

Dragonflies Theatre are a company dedicated to making challenging and thought provoking work that reflects issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community.

Showcasing the plays of Patrick Cash and directed by Luke Davies, the company is acclaimed in the UK. With two sell-out London runs and a transfer to Manchester, THE CHEMSEX MONOLGUES received five star reviews. Other works include 'THE CLINIC, $UPER£ICIAL, QUEERS, and PINK ORCHIDS. The Chemsex Monologes and Pink Orchids have both been published by Oberon Books.

Dragonflies Theatre are thrilled to present their work to Australia.

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The GC is a brilliant multi-space performance hub situated in a central city location within the versatile facilities of the German Club. It offers five performance rooms over 4 floors, with audience capacities from 50 through to 450, plus in-house bars and bistro, air-conditioned comfort and loads of atmosphere. The GC provides high production values and comfort for artists and audiences. The main performance space, the 450-seat Showroom One, is one of Adelaide's best multi-purpose rooms: a fully air-conditioned auditorium with proscenium arch stage, high ceiling, lift and stair access, and excellent acoustics with minimal sound transfer, equipped with high-end front of house and stage sound. Other rooms - from 60 through to 120 seats - provide remarkable performance spaces with quirky ambience particularly suited to stand-up, small bands and two/three-handed theatre. Professional front-of-house and tech staff are provided and generous bump-in and rehearsal conditions apply.

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Content Warnings

Coarse Language: Frequent / Mild

Sexual References: Frequent / Strong

Age Suitability: M

Nudity Level: Mild

Other Warnings: Contains explicit references to drug taking and sexual encounters.Recommended for 16 and older