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Blue Wizard single work   drama   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Blue Wizard
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'Presented in association with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

'The Future, Earth: An intergalactic gay wizard gets stranded on the side of a mountain where he casts spells and dances magic dances in an attempt to return to his home comet, OK?

'Nick Coyle is a comic genius. His aim, in his own words, is to make the gayest one-man show ever. Blue Wizard unites cheap spectacle, super camp theatre magic, song, puppetry, storytelling and highly original costume design – to tell the story of a gay alien who has to learn to live like an ordinary human being…

'Blue Wizard is a brilliant act of subversion dressed up to look like a queer bimbo in an electric blue wig. The result is hilarious, but it is also an oddly moving reflection on the growing sense that time is running out for the world as we know it, and if we don’t get our act together soon, well… let’s just say there’ll be no more jizz and diamonds, and what will we ever do then?' (Production summary)

Production Details

  • Performed at Belvior's Downstairs Theatre : 19 February -15 March 2015.

    Dramaturg: Adena Jacobs.

    Composer & Sound Designer: Steve Toulmin.

    Cast: Nick Coyle.

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Works about this Work

Kooky Twists but Not Much of a Show under All That Jazz Jason Blake , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 February 2015; (p. 11)

— Review of Blue Wizard Nick Coyle , 2015 single work drama
Kooky Twists but Not Much of a Show under All That Jazz Jason Blake , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 February 2015; (p. 11)

— Review of Blue Wizard Nick Coyle , 2015 single work drama
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