‘A chilling onstage experience that combines beautifully distorted imagery with a spectacular soundtrack … 4 stars.’ Sofia Monkiewicz – Arts Hub
‘Chi Vu’s The Dead Twin is work by an Asian-Australian playwright who is a master at her storytelling craft.’ Lian Low – Peril.com.au
‘A must-see for lovers of the horror genre, and those interested in new immersive, site-specific work.’ Fiona Spitzkowsky – Theatrepeople.com.au
‘Playwright Chi Vu and director/performer Deborah Leiser-Moore have crafted a complex ghost story that riffs like a recurring dream, doubling back on itself in trauma and desperation…If your heart bleeds at the mere whispers of gothic fun, this show should be in your calendar.’ John Back – TimeOut Melbourne
‘A gripping tale of a family who struggle with the death of a twin son.’ Samsara – Planet Arts Melbourne
‘Chi Vu’s courageous writing highlights the deep scarring of losing loved ones to violent death…This production is masterfully choreographed by Deborah Leiser-Moore.’ Suzanne Sandow – Stage Whispers.
MEDIA STORIES AND INTERVIEWS
TimeOut profiles the Flight Festival.
Radio National’s Books and Arts: listen to Raimondo, Deborah and Chi chat about new plays.
Flight Festival playwrights talk to Art Olympics about writing for theatre.
Chi Vu and Bridget Mackey chat about Acts of Violence.
On the couch with Deborah Leiser-Moore.
Writer Chi Vu chats about making The Dead Twin.
PRAISE FOR ARTISTS’ PREVIOUS WORKS
“A moving and thoughtful response to the issue of war….genuine theatricality that also hits us in the solar plexus. Experimental but accessible… emotionally powerful” – Time Out on KaBoom
“a gutsy expression by a wonderfully seasoned theatre maker, this work is unique, empowering and totally worth seeing” – Stage Whispers on Cordelia, Mein Kind
“genuinely terrifying” – The Australian on Anguli Ma: a Gothic Tale
“not for the faint hearted. It is a strong and moving work” – Stage Whispers on Thou Shalt Not Kill