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Performance dates & times

Saturday 21 Nov
11:00 PM LIVE
Tuesday 24 Nov
9:00 PM
Wednesday 25 Nov
9:00 PM
Thursday 26 Nov
1:00 PM
Friday 27 Nov
11:00 PM

Pre-recorded events start at the above times, but you can watch the show via the link in your E-ticket until midnight AEDT. Please make sure you pre-book your ticket in advance of the start time.


Running Time 60 minutes

Price range

Choose Your Price
$15.00 recommended for waged audiences

Tickets are available for purchase via Melbourne Fringe. Choose Your Price at time of booking, or select the Pay After price type to pay what you feel after the event.

Booking fees are not applicable to Choose Your Price events, however other fees and charges may apply.

Half podcast. Half radio play. All existential adventure.

Brian Lipson and Mark Wilson disinter the foetid corpse of Christopher Marlowe’s Elizabethan tragedy.

An event of almighty pentameter, technical glitches and post-dramatic deflation.

An interior journey of ambition and fear, faith and desire, heaven and hell.

An intimate and alarming experience for those interested in matters of the soul.

Light a candle, close your eyes, and let us whisper sweet diabolical nothings in your ears.


About the Artists

Mark Wilson is a Melbourne-based theatre maker, director, actor, writer, and dramaturg. He regularly directs, performs and teaches Shakespeare (plus his adaptations Unsex Me, Richard II and Anti-Hamlet), as well as directing new work (Declan Furber Gillick's Bighouse Dreaming). Last year he co-created and performed in the award-winning Doors Shut.

Brian Lipson is a writer, actor, director, designer and teacher. His work ranges from major Shakespearian roles to experimental performance. His solo show A Large Attendance in the Antechamber received acclaim worldwide. He’s won 4 Green Room Awards and been nominated for 9. Brian received an Australia Council Fellowship in 2011.


Take Over! is a unique partnership between Arts Centre Melbourne and Melbourne Fringe. The program has commissioned and presented three exciting and ambitious world premieres annually from 2017 to 2019.

  • Melbourne Fringe 2020

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