Hungry For You

Thursday 29 November – Saturday 1 December 2012

Peacock Theatre

Thursday 29 November 2012 @ 8:00pm
Friday 30 November 2012 @ 8:00pm
Saturday 1 December 2012 @ 8:00pm

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre, HyPe, and Extended Play Projects.

By Kirsty Grierson, Mel King and Melinda Mills-Hope
Directed by Merophie Carr

Move over Nigella, celebrity chef Pippa Corelli
is coming to the Peacock Theatre this November!

Before there was Heston, there was Pippa Corelli – mistress of edible architecture and master of the gastronomic visual feast! But now Pippa’s true identity threatens to be consumed by her fantastical indulgence in her own celebrity.

Hungry For You is a satirical, comedic and poignant new work of hybrid theatre that draws from bunraku (traditional Japanese puppetry) and blends live cooking, shadow puppetry and projection.

Theatre practitioners Kirsty Grierson, Mel King and Melinda Mills-Hope, create a devastating journey of twenty-first century celebrity culture, exploring our obsession with food and hunger, and what happens when the pots, pans and knives come crashing down around us.

Hungry For You is a dark tale of gastronomic proportions where food, obsession and ambition collide.

Music by Matthew Fargher
Video Design by Jason James
Design by Roz Wren

Tickets: Adult $25 / Concession $15
Tickets available online: via trybooking



HyPe is an initiative of Salamanca Arts Centre to support the creation of innovative contemporary hybrid theatre in Tasmania, funded by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, by Hobart City Council, and Arts Tasmania.

This project was assisted through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts and was supported through the Tasmania Performs Artists Residency 2012.

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Image Credit: Peter Mathew