The Yellow Wallpaper

“It is the strangest yellow, that wall-paper! It makes me think of all the yellow things I ever saw – not beautiful ones like buttercups, but old foul, bad yellow things … It is like a bad dream. It creeps all over the house.”

A recuperating woman, a misguided husband, a hideously papered bedroom.

The Yellow Wallpaper is a shrewd blend of physical performance and subtly subversive text – a gothically-patterned tale which challenges the boundaries between care and control, madness and liberation.

inventive and ingenious … more moving and blackly funny than any mere monologue.

Michael Brindley, Stage Whispers, La Mama Explorations 2017

Part of the 2019 VCE Drama Playlist.

Text by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Adapted & devised by Laurence Strangio and Annie Thorold

Directed by Laurence Strangio

Performed by Annie Thorold

Lighting by Jason Crick

Photo credit Jason Cavanagh 



March 6 – 17



Tue 12th 11am | Wed, Thu 1pm & 6.30pm| Fri 11am & 7.30pm| Sat 7.30pm| Sun 4pm

Approx running time: 50 min


La Mama Courthouse 349 Drummond St, Carlton


Tickets Info/

Full $30 Concession  $20

Phone Booking/

03 9347 6948