New musical Lifeforce charts the mother of all journeys at Sydney Fringe

Lifeforce is the new musical by Joanna Weinberg (Goddess, The Piano Diaries), premiering at the Sydney Fringe Festival. It tells the story of a woman who, on her 40th birthday, realises she is running out of time to have a child. Meanwhile her birth mother – whom she has never met – is starting to appear in her dreams.Lifeforce

Emotional, funny, and contemporary, this musical is a chase through time, conception and memory that’s sure to strike a chord.

The all-star cast features Natalie Lotkin, Tyran Parke (Sweeney Todd), Meredith O’Reilly (Addams Family), Monique Salle (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Charlotte Kerr (Thank God I’m Pretty) and Christopher Horsey (Every Single Saturday).

Lifeforce opens at King Street Theatre as part of Sydney Fringe on 6 September. For tickets and more information visit

Cassie Tongue

Cassie is a theatre critic and arts writer in Sydney, and was the deputy editor of AussieTheatre. She has written for The Guardian, Time Out Sydney, Daily Review, and BroadwayWorld Australia. She is a voter for the Sydney Theatre Awards.

Cassie Tongue

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