Cristina in the Cupboard is a spellbinding experiment in comic magical realism.

Everyone needs time out.
Everyone needs to get away.
Not everyone does it like this.

Cristina has locked herself away. Join her on a breathtaking inner journey, as she navigates illusion, weathers dismay, and discovers wonder.

Playful and provocative, Cristina in the Cupboard tells of one woman’s quest to live life entirely on her own terms.

Gilchrist’s text is a rich and frequently humorous one - The Sydney Morning Herald

the script is poignant and beautiful... a timeless work that speaks with intellectual and emotional clarity, and should be staged every place there is a thinking audience - Suzy Goes See

a surprise joy... a must for serious theatre-goers - Sydney Arts Guide

insightful and evocative writing…often side-splittingly funny - South Sydney Herald

The delightful script is explorative and magical. It’s intelligent, witty and sharply observed…. Gilchrist has managed to articulate the subconscious - Theatre Now

a grand exploration in original thought - Sydney Scoop

  • comic magical realism
  • 80
  • 8 total
  • 6 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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