The Rug

An electropera for one pale male.

Blood fires the night. Sun sparks of hate. Bad damper downed. Deadly. They wait…under the rug.

A 21st Century horrorshow that shoves a shiv in the bulging veins on Australia’s angry white neck.

“…the always riveting Ben Grant…” – The Age

“…a creative maestro…” – Theatrepeople

“…original and compelling..” “…a rich and troubling piece…”

“I was trying to figure out who he was, then I realised it was me.”  audience feedback

Created and Performed by Ben Grant

Co-Designed by Herbz

Lighting Designed by Paul Lim (Additive)

Set Construction by Rah Creations

Image by Pier Carthew




Oct 31 – Nov 11



Wed 6.30pm | Thu, Fri & Sat 7.30pm | Sun 4pm

Approx running time: 45 min


La Mama Courthouse

349 Drummond Street, Carlton


Tickets Info/

Full $30 | Concession $20

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