The Lonely Wolf (or an incomplete guide for the unadvanced soul)

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Dirty Pretty Theatre’s new offering The Lonely Wolf (or an incomplete guide for the unadvanced soul), written and directed by Gary Abrahams for the 2015 MTC NEON program, is a piece that could have had promise but ultimately doesn’t quite seem to know what it wants to say to the audience.

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The Lonely Wolf (or an incomplete guide for the unadvanced soul)

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Melbourne Theatre Company’s NEON season, now in its third year, has once again provided Melbourne audiences with the work of some of the best independent artists this town has to offer. One artist involved in this season is the award-winning director Gary Abrahams of Dirty Pretty Theatre. Inspired by the Herman Hesse’s novel Steppenwolf and the writings of American philosopher and psychoanalyst James Hillman, Abrahams has created The Lonely Wolf (or an incomplete guide for the unadvanced soul), which promises to be an irreverent dance-theatre production that chews up Hesse’s surrealist story and spits out an anarchic work about madness and love.

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