Moth

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Performed in the Bush Attic space

David Luff Productions in association with the Bush Theatre presents a HighTide Festival Theatre production

Sebastian is “that kid” at high school. He’s weird. He smells. He’s obsessed with comics, and talks to himself. But after a catastrophic fallout with his only friend, Claryssa, he wakes up with a moth in a jar by his bed, and a calling to save the souls of all humanity. And so begins the Passion of Sebastian: a journey into a terrifying and starless night.

By turns dark and shimmering, Moth is a firework of a play. Channelling Donnie Darko, Disco Pigs and Copenhagen, it is a fast, funny and heartbreaking story about two young people with nowhere to go.

Moth premieres at the HighTide Festival Theatre before opening at the Bush. Moth was first produced by Arena Theatre and Malthouse Theatre at the CUB Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, on 13 May 2010.

Please be aware that our attic space is only accessible via stairs. Please do phone the box office to discuss any access requirements you may have

Artwork by Squash Banana

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Jordan Mifsúd

Jordan plays Sebastian. Jordan trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, graduating in 2012.

Theatre credits include: 55 Days (Hampstead Theatre) and The Two Worlds of Charlie F (Theatre Royal Haymarket/UK tour).

Training credits whilst at RADA include: You Never Can Tell, From Both Hips, The House of Special Purpose, Twelfth Night and The Winter’s Tale.

Stacey Gregg

Stacey plays Claryssa. Stacey is a theatre-maker best known for writing. Lagan at the Ovalhouse Theatre was Stacey’s UK debut and her first play, Perve, which opened at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin in 2011, was a winner at the 2012 Stewart Parker Trust Awards, and has since been produced in Galway, Brisbane and Montreal. She is currently under commission to the Watford Palace Theatre, and has written for National Theatre Connections, the Bush, Rough Magic, Abbey Theatre/Goethe Institut and Paines Plough.

Stacey wrote Spoof or Die, one of the films featured in last year’s Coming Up (Touchpaper/Channel 4).

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