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First Love is the Revolution

Rita Kalnejais

Directed by
Anthea Williams

About the show

First Love is the Revolution is a star-crossed, cross-species romance like no other. Romeo and Juliet is pushed to extremes in this endearing Australian play about a forbidden romance between a bullied 14-year-old boy and a young fox with a brutal birthright. This unconventional love story between hunter and prey is an ingenious exploration of our relationships with family, destiny and freedom as we follow two individuals searching to find their own way of being in the world.

Written by Babyteeth author Rita Kalnejais and directed by Anthea Williams (Belvoir, MTC), this is a story of whirring, all-consuming first love.