HOLY GUACAMOLE

HOLY GUACAMOLE
Adelaide Fringe Festival 2009
and Metro Arts 2009 Independents Program

In the depths of suburbia lives Eustace – a half-boy, half-avocado hybrid of human outcast and exotic fruit. It’s not easy being green when you live on the fringes of good taste and monstrous ‘normality’. In this black-green comic fairy tale, backyard magic and suburban angst collide with mouth-watering results. Holy Guacamole is not to be missed!

‘Some fine consumables have come from Queensland; rum, sugar, pineapples and now, thanks to The Good Room, avocados … [This] production is a clever pastiche of Dylan Thomasesque prose, cabaret and black comedy all garnished with a very dark, gothic feel.4.5 Stars.’
ADELAIDE THEATRE GUIDE

‘The Good Room presents a scrumptious black comic tale of Eustace, half boy/half avocado, in the classic story of ‘fitting in’ in the apparently ‘normal’ suburbia. There are some intriguing characters in suburbia: the strong, selfish mother (think Desperate Housewives), the nervous stuttering father, the grandma who has lost her marbles, the impressionable best friend and the bitchy sisters down the road. Daniel Evans has cleverly written and directed a wonderful quirky piece of theatre that is not just for us avocado lovers! Highly Recommended’
BOBBIE GOUDIE – RIP IT UP

‘[The] quirky premise works well as a vehicle to throw the petty jealousies and aspirations of suburban Australian life into sharp relief. The writing is insightful and topical and best of all funny, backed up by excellent casting.’
ADELAIDE ADVERTISER

‘Mangoes, macadamias and avocados, Queensland is pretty good at producing delicious fruit and Holy Guacamole is exactly that. Delicious, ripe, dark and funny! Daniel Evans’ latest theatrical work is the must see production of the theatrical year.’
FOURTHOUSAND