TEMPORARY Announced At Adelaide Fringe 2019
Bridget Jones meets The O ice in a one-woman comedy about the corporate daily grind.
Directed by Nisrine Amine - Produced by Magda Cassidy - Written by Katie Lees
Amy's life as a receptionist is a rut of emails, ergonomics and endless unrealistic expectations. She smiles politely, makes the perfect cup of co fee and has a delightful phone manner. She spends her days tackling the big issues - like the optimal temperature of the air conditioning how to ensure the co fee machine is being appropriately cleaned.
Now, on her journey to ind another gluten-dairy-nut free cake for athe big merger deal, Amy stops to wonder: is this her moment to escape to freedom, or the beginning of her descent into corporate oblivion?
Created on the clock behind a real reception desk, Temporary inds endless humour in the mundane 9-to-5. Because if the receptionist doesn't do it, who will? "Energy illed the stage and characterisation of relatable o ice characters had everyone in a it" Theatre Travels
Temporary begun life in Sydney as a monologue, grew into a short play in London and had its debut at Sydney Fringe 2018
Katie Lees is a Sydney-based actor and writer. She recently returned from three years overseas where she worked as a performer in Italy, the UK and Turkey. In 2018, she volunteered with The Flying Seagulls in their clowning shows for vulnerable children throughout Europe. Since 2013, Katie has been a regular performer with Underground Cinema Sydney and in 2014 she won Best Actress at the Chennai Short and Sweet Festival in India.
Adelaide Fringe 2019 - Ba3ement Studios 21st, 2nd 23rd February @ 8.30pm - The A Club 24th February @ 5pm, 25th and 26th @9pm.