Bryan directed Jeff Goode”s black comedy in July 2012. The play was presented as a dinner and show at the Leura Golf Club for the annual Blue Mountains Yulefest.
‘The 8; Reindeer Monologues‘ is a deliciously wicked and funny alternative to the traditional stories of the festive season. The North Pole becomes the hub of outrageous scandal when one of the elite eight reindeer levels terrible accusations at old Father Christmas.
The international media feeding frenzy reaches fever-pitch when members of the sleigh team take the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences.
It is a dreadful story of corruption and perversion which unfolds – and it appears that everyone is implicated; from the lowliest back-room elf to the blighted St. Nick himself.
With each deer’s confession, the truth behind those allegations becomes both clearer…and murkier…
Matthew Blackwood Hume
John Michael Burdon
Jane E. Seymour