Dramageddon

Dramageddon

Dramageddon is a genre-bending choose-your-own-adventure podcast set in the year 2050. Created by Jean Tong (playwright) and Lou Wall (comedian), each episode pits two queer women and non-binary people against the climate apocalypse! Testing their ethical survival skills our guests address the big ones: help or run? stay or slay? Coke …. Or Pepsi? It’s the end of the world; bring on the Dramageddon! Produced by the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Published by Broadwave and Recorded at Castaway Studios... Show More

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May 23, 2020

This episode takes us all the way back to Day 0, as comedians Zoë Coombs Marr and Nina Oyama emerge from an isolated three month getaway to find the world unlike how they left it. The pair battle generational differences, debate the perks of never having to shit again, and figure out how to survive when the apocalypse first hits.

Zoë Coombs Marr is a performer, writer and comedian. Her work has been seen everywhere from stinky gara...

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May 17, 2020 42 min

It’s all aboard for performers Carly Sheppard and Tahlee Fereday as they jump on a cruise ship to escape the zombie plague that’s taking over land and sea. Join them for rats, cruise ship orgies, and zombie physiology getting in the way of their final plan.

Based in Melbourne, Carly Sheppard is an Indigenous dancer and choreographer descending from the Wallangamma and Takalaka Tribes of North QLD. After studying at NAISDA Dance Col...

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May 6, 2020

Playwright Morgan Rose and writer/editor Roz Bellamy discuss the weirdest ways to escape awkward pick-ups at the bar, how educators can support the next generation of change-makers, and how to talk big and difficult ideas with young people.

Morgan Rose is an internationally produced playwright, performance maker, and dramaturg. Her writing is sad-funny/funny-sad, with a focus on the absurdity of the contemporary world. She was a rec...

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May 1, 2020 48 min

It's a real funny or die world for comedians Geraldine Hickey and Anna Piper Scott in their plight to see if stand up comedy has it's place in Dramageddon. The pair talk Adelaide Fringe (pre- and post- apocalypse), how to handle a heckler and deliver a rousing rendition of "To Be With You" by Mr Big. But will they deliver a killer set - or be killed by their set?

Geraldine Hickey is an Australian comedian best known ...

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April 22, 2020 64 min

Trapped in an enforced quarantine, married couple Mia MacDonald and Steph Hughes discuss being “crafty with finding sperm”, tiny cock viruses, how to keep milk cold in a world with no fridges, and divorce!

Mia Mala McDonald is a photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. Mia is deeply interested in people and this is the real essence of her work. Her process allows her to see things in a new way, small things in the way people beha...

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April 15, 2020 56 min

Secret martial artists (and theatre artists) Sapidah Kian and Natesha Somasundaram get into the nitty gritty of totalitarian leadership, cannibalism as punishment, and tickle torture - as the new leaders of the post-Apocalyptic Mt-Dandenong -Hotel-slash-lesbian-commune.

Sapidah Kian is a director, actor, theatre maker and dramaturg, working across theatre, film, television, and radio. Since 2014, she has been a lecturer in acting an...

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April 9, 2020 49 min

Multi-disciplinary artists Lara Thoms and Danielle Reynolds discuss anxiety diarrhoea, emetophobia, and improvise Apocalypse acrostic poems to say goodbye - all while trying to get some good farming technique going to survive Dramageddon.

For a full transcript of this episode, head to this link.

Lara Thoms is a multi-disciplinary artist who is interested in the socially engaged, site-specific and participatory possibilities of contem...

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April 9, 2020 50 min

Singer Mama Alto and poet Fury forge through an Apocalyptic Melbourne as hunter-gatherers - while self-ranking the Dramageddon stank and sharing the best way to survive a live-shooter situation.


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Mama Alto is a jazz singer, cabaret artiste & gender transcendent diva. She is a transgender & queer person of colour who works with the radical potential of storytelling, stre...

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April 3, 2020 1 min

Queen Victoria Women's Centre and Broadwave present Dramageddon, created by Jean Tong and Lou Wall and recorded at Castaway Studios. Created before we found ourselves in the midst of a pandemic, Dramageddon is the perfect slice of satire to distract you from the world right now.

Find out more about Dramageddon, and read the Q&A with podcast creators Jean and Lou

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