Sydney Festival presents

44 Sex Acts in One Week

12 - 16 Jan 2022

Celina is a journalist stuck writing clickbait for a lifestyle blog. It falls to her to road test a new book, The 44 Sex Acts that Will Change your Life. All she has to do is experience 44 different kinds of sex, across the full spectrum of kink, by Friday.

Problem is: she needs a partner. And the only person available is her nemesis, brooding animal activist/office mail boy, Alab Delusa. Sworn enemies, they now have one week to explore the endlessly undulating terrain of sex, from BDSM to role-play, from polyamory to exhibitionism. And with no time to recover. Can all this extra friction between them strike real sparks?

From the razor sharp quill of David Finnigan (Kill Climate Deniers) comes a pressure cooker sexcom-cum-radio play about what drives humanity to go all the way toward the end of civilisation as we know it.

Developed with the support of Belvoir, 44 Sex Acts is part of the Artists at Work Initiative. Close your eyes (if you must), have your ears felt up by foley effects, and wonder what it might be like to peg someone in a camping supplies store at 10am on a Wednesday.

★★★★ "Riotous and fun… You've probably been waiting all year for something to make you laugh this hard."
The Sydney Morning Herald

Playwright David Finnigan 
Director Sheridan Harbridge
Lighting and Set Design Trent Suidgeest
Foley Director, Sound Design and Composition Steve Tolumin
Cast Rebecca Massey, Keith Robinson, Emma Harvie, Priscilla Doueihy, Matt Hardie 

We are a registered COVID-Safe business and this event will have strict COVID-Safe policies in place, guided by the public health advice and any University of Sydney directives in force at the time. You can find out about our current safety measures here. We will do all we can to ensure your visit is as safe and enjoyable as possible. 

York Theatre

Wed 12 Jan 8:30pm
Thu 13 Jan 8:30pm
Fri 14 Jan 8:30pm
Sat 15 Jan 2pm (Auslan interpreted), 8:30pm
Sun 16 Jan 2pm, 5:30pm

75 minutes (no interval). Partial lockout applies.

Premium Full $55
A Reserve Full $45
A Reserve Concession $41
A Reserve Under 30 $39

Transaction fee applies.

This event is also available to purchase as part of a Sydney Festival multipack.

Recommended for ages 16+. Contains coarse language, haze smoke and strobe lighting. Photography and filming prohibited.

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