Monsoon Season

Theatre (thriller, new writing)

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  • Underbelly, Cowgate - Belly Button
  • 14:25
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: Thieriot Productions and All For One
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains Distressing Themes, Scenes of Violence, Strong Language/Swearing. No Latecomers
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


A brutally demented romantic comedy. It’s monsoon season in Phoenix, and recently separated couple Danny and Julia are spiralling into chaos. A strip club’s flashing neon sign is keeping Danny awake at night, and Julia’s Adderall addiction has only gotten worse since her dealer moved in. Danny is suffering from micro-blackouts and Julia keeps seeing a giant bird in her backyard. Is anyone taking care of their child? Starring Broadway’s Richard Thieriot (Clybourne Park) and Therese Plaehn (The Humans), Vieh’s script comes alive with biting humor and blinding insight. Produced by Off-Broadway's AFO (2016's My Name Is Gideon).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There are 16 steps into this venue from the cowgate entrance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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Lindsay Seal 63 days ago

Excellent performances, really loved this show. Tragic/ bleakly comic (Ironically it seemed like monsoon season on Cowgate the day I went)

Jamey Jennings 68 days ago

This is a great two hander! The performances are excellent, it’s well directed so that the tension keeps building toward the conclusion of the play. It’s very well paced, except for the scene changes, which I felt needed to be tightened up.

Overall, if you want something different, thoughtful, suspenseful, and funny, don’t miss this one!

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 58 days ago

The surprising story and talented performances will keep you on the edge of your seat...

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 58 days ago

A beautifully developed exploration of marital relations gone wrong...

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 60 days ago

Monsoon season has arrived in Phoenix, Arizona, and things are about to get sinister. All For One and Thieriot Productions present a chilling comedy about a failed marriage, where we follow Danny and Julia as they try to overcome their inner demons – or will they succumb to the pressures?...

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Voice Magazine (4/5 stars) 64 days ago

Monsoon Season is a grim and twisted comedy that is fascinating to watch, as Thieriot and Plaehn masterfully guide you down into twisted darkness.

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 65 days ago

You've probably heard plenty of stories about lucky couples who fall in love, get married and live happily-ever-after. But what happens when happily-ever-after turns sour? Or goes beyond sour and turns completely rancid?Set in Phoenix, Arizona, Monsoon Season tells the story of Danny and Julia's divorce. We begin with Danny's...

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The Scotsman (3/5 stars) 70 days ago

This jet black "romantic comedy" is so well played and so sharply written for most of it's running time, the fact that it somewhat fumbles it's ending shouldn't really put you off. ...

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ThreeWeeks (3/5 stars) 75 days ago

Richard Thieriot and Therese Plaehn are excellent performers, with terrific comic timing and presence, but this isn’t the best showcase for their (considerable) talents. It follows a recently separated couple: Danny is struggling to adjust to life without his family in a dismal apartment (adjacent to a neon-lit strip club,...

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The List (4/5 stars) 79 days ago

Deft, funny two-hander about a relationship on the rocks...

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