Stephen Sewell’s ARBUS & WEST to be performed at MTC

September 14th, 2018 by admin

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Melbourne Theatre Company has released their stellar 2019 lineup, including 6 outstanding works from Australian artists.

Among these, Stephen Sewell’s ARBUS & WEST will have it’s world premiere.


“Mae, you can fool the world, you can fool your friends and you can even fool yourself, but you can’t fool me.’ 


Melita Jurisic plays the enchanting Mae West, alongside Diana Glenn who plays her infamous photographer, Diane Arbus. Drawing on real-life events, Sewell re-imagines the shared private moments between these two women, painting a picture of staged beauty, sexuality, boldness and longing.

Directed by Sarah Goodes, the play runs from 22 February – 30 March.


See the full lineup for MTC’s 2019 season here.