By Nick Coyle

  • Venue Downstairs Theatre
  • Dates 19 February – 15 March

    Presented in association with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
    Originally commissioned and presented by PACT centre for emerging artists

    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?


    By Nick Coyle
    Dramaturg Adena Jacobs
    Design Consultant Ralph Myers
    Lighting Designer Damien Cooper
    Composer & Sound Designer Steve Toulmin
    Stage Manager Edwina Guinness


    Nick Coyle


    Production images by Lisa Tomasetti
    Rehearsal images by Katy Green Loughrey

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