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Blind Tasting

January 30 @ 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 3, 2018

Blind Tasting

Written and Directed by Paul Gilchrist

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30 Jan – 5 Feb 2018

Tue = Sat 8pm
Thursday & Friday 8pm
Saturday 2pm & 8pm
Sunday 5pm


Venue: 505 Theatre @ Eliza
Theatre Company: Subtlenuance

Duration: N/A

“a corker of a performance…a barrel of fun…performed with great vitality and charm. If you ever hear it’s on, go.” – Sydney Morning Herald

Part performance, part wine tasting.

She talks wine, she sells wine. But, now, Sophie has every reason to drink it! A hilarious razor-sharp discovery of the unexpected truth hidden in each glass. Sylvia Keays portrays Sophie – witty, whimsical and utterly heart-broken.

Join Sophie for a glass (or two) of Shaw Vineyards Estate wine, as she tastes life and discovers the most unexpected pleasures.

In Blind Tasting, she shares her sparkling coming of age story, as she navigates love, loss and the realisation that none of us really knows what’s going to happen next.

‘One of those little treasures of a play that fills your glass with optimism, spills a bit with the laughs, and finds truth.’ – Canberra Times

‘a well crafted, tasty piece of small intense theatre that ponders some deeply philosophical questions, delivered engagingly by Sylvia Keays’- The Adelaide Advertiser

‘Sylvia Keays is a brilliant performer… a moving, consistent and quality performance that is a joy to watch… The script is playful, witty and poetic throughout…thoroughly entertaining’- Fringe Review

‘Raw, forthright and astutely funny…Keays is a deeply compelling actor, seamlessly transitioning from laughter in one moment to tears in the next.’ – Express Media

‘This is no blind tasting. By the end, your eyes, as well as your other senses, will be wide open.’ Curtain Call
Subtlenuance and Sylvia Keays did the very first performance of Blind Tasting at 505, before taking the show to Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne Fringe, Canberra Street Theatre, Ensemble Theatre and vineyards throughout Australia.

We are very excited to return for a Sydney run at The Old 505 Theatre.

Ticket Prices
$30 full price / $25 concession / $20 preview


January 30
8:00 pm
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505 @ 5 Eliza Street
5 Eliza St
Newtown, New South Wales 2042 Australia
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(02) 95506087


Price Range
Under $35
Venue Seating
under 100

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