A female-presenting person wearing night attire, sitting in a chair with an unmade bed in the background

Stranger Than Usual | 2-4 Feb | Abbotsford Convent

Sign singing, music and vibrations! A bilingual show presented in Auslan and English, designed for Deaf people, about Asphyxia’s experience of being Deaf, queer, chronically ill and needing to use a wheelchair.

Stranger Than Usual
Max Lawrence dressed in a stylish woollen singlet, with a gold necklace and glittery lighting

Fountain | 3-5 Feb | Abbotsford Convent

An orchestrated performance about approaching the world and the self with fluidity, and how such a shift can be revolutionary. An orchestral arrangement of Max Lawrence’s music as performed with Forest Collective.

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Two boys on the floor about to kiss

New playwriting supported and developed by CAT: Cracked Actors Theatre

Set in Prahran, developed from the winning entry in Midsumma 2022's "50 Years: Queers & Pioneers", which celebrated the anniversary of decriminalisation of homosexuality.

In The Ghetto | 26 Jan-12 Feb | Wed-Sun

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Celebrating queer arts and culture | Midsumma Festival returns from 21 Jan to 12 Feb 2023 | #midsumma

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