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Media Coverage:
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Theatre Works proudly presents the premiere season of

WellBless
Written and created by Debra Thomas and Ella Roth Barton
Directed by Kellie Tori

Wellness Guru, Juniper, is ready to unveil her cancer and COVID curing Miracle Tonic at her annual Soul Convergence. There’s only one problem – Instafamous cancer-patient Maha (who stopped chemotherapy to follow Juniper’s wellness program) dies onsite. With Juniper’s world set to unravel, she solicits advice from her team of ‘experts’. Together, they go to extreme lengths to hide the truth from her followers. She might just get away with it – except that journalist Mindy Flores is asking too many questions about Maha’s treatment. This is when things start to get a little… complicated.

This darkly satirical, spectacle-filled comedy is a timely examination of the parasitic world of wellness.

Rebooted after a 2020 season cancellation due to VIC Lockdown, Theatre Works now proudly welcomes audiences back to the venue with this engaging and lively premiere season.

This season is proudly supported by Theatre Works, the National Institute of Dramatic Art and the City of Port Phillip Cultural Development Fund

Written and created by Debra Thomas and Ella Roth Barton
Directed by Kellie Tori
Performed by Ella Roth Barton, Debra Thomas, Joseph Lai, Emily Joy, Andrea Mendez and Lauren Steiner
Dramaturgy by Saffron Benner
Sound Design by James Cole
Lighting Design by Camille Bortz
Stage Managed by Lauren Thuys
Set Design by Kellie Tori
Costume Design by Ella Roth Barton and Debra Thomas
Costume Construction by Laura de Iongh
Prop Design by Brynna Lowen
Set Building by Ralph Alexander and Luke Lennox
Photography by Luke Lennox
Publicity by Sassy Red PR

1–11 December, 2021
Tues – Sat 7:30pm
Opening Night: Thurs 2 December, 7:30pm
Tickets: $37.50 Full, $29.50 Concession and $22.50 Student and Preview
Bookings: (03) 9534 3388 or online at www.theatreworks.org.au/program/wellbless
Venue: Theatre Works – 14 Acland St, St Kilda
www.theatreworks.org.au

This is a COVIDSafe event as per Victorian Government stipulations
Duration: 100 minutes no interval
Suitable for ages 15+
Warnings: Adult Themes, Coarse Language, Sex Scenes, Partial Nudity, Haze Effects, Simulated Violence, and Drug Use

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Photographer: Luke Lennox
Subject: Ella Roth Barton

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