La Mama

Playreading: Everyman & His Dog

In confronting our greatest fear we sometimes discover our deepest love.

Performing Arts Guide

Event Details


Performing Arts Guide

Event Starts

Sep 17, 2022

Event Ends

Sep 17, 2022


La Mama HQ


205 Faraday Street, Carlton VIC, Australia

John Everyman has been gifted a dog, which he considers an unwelcome intrusion into an otherwise ordered life. However, the demands of ‘owning’ one lead that life in directions he had not anticipated. In a compellingly human monologue that ranges from slapstick through to profound pathos, this gentle yet deeply moving contemplation of the meaning of life and love will send you out into the night with a sense of having journeyed to the heart of what it is to be human.

Of Ron Elisha’s recent work, London Theatre 1 said: ‘.. surprisingly wonderful.. effortless.. scintillating, subtle and intense.. an amazing story that captures your head and your heart and refuses to let them go. Fantastic!’

Content Warning: Assisted suicide

Directed by Denny Lawrence

Written by Ron Elisha

Performed by Dennis Coard

Image by Millie Levakis-Lucas


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