Unwrap Me Reviews

Brendan Kelly and Rob de Fries

Brendan Kelly and Rob de Fries perform in “Sexy Beth’s Giant Dildo Collection”

Alison McGregor and Brendan Kelly

Alison McGregor and Brendan Kelly perform in “Sexy Beth’s Giant Dildo Collection”

The Unwrap Me cast and crew

The Unwrap Me cast and crew

Unwrap Me, a showcase of Christmas themed short plays by new and emerging Australian playwrights, wrapped up with a sold out show at the Courtyard Studio on Saturday 20 December.

My play “Sexy Beth’s Giant Dildo Collection” closed out the show, and I am delighted to report that the reviews have been very positive. Below are a couple comments I particularly enjoyed:

Greg Gould’s “Sexy Beth’s Giant Dildo Collection,” dealing with honesty in family relationships, hit the spot in both writing and directing.
– Helen Musa, CityNews (read entire review)

The evening ended with perhaps the best written script: Sexy Beth’s Giant Dildo Collection by Canberra-based Greg Gould. […] The quality of the writing is in the immediately established genuineness of the feelings and motivations of each of the characters …
– Frank McKone, Canberra Critics Circle (read entire review)

Overall Unwrap Me was a fantastic and fun production to be involved in. Big congratulations to Budding Theatre for pulling the show together, and for fostering a truly inclusive and “can-do” approach to theatre making. I have no doubt they will continue to put on amazing shows in the future.

I’d also like to thank my amazing cast Brendan Kelly, Alison McGregor and Rob de Fries. As a first time director I knew I needed to surround myself with experienced and talented actors, and I couldn’t have asked for a better troupe to work with. They took my script and lifted it to another level. In fact, they knocked it out of the park!

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