‘This is a story about a boy, and a girl. Some of the story is true. Some of it isn’t. And I’m not going to tell you which is which…’

What happens to us as the red mist descends? Everyone has felt the prickle of anger, so why do some men lash out while others stay in control? Monster is a thrilling new performance about violence and masculinity, from internationally-acclaimed Worklight Theatre.

Written and performed by Joe Sellman-Leava. Directed by Yaz Al-Shaater.


★★★★  A Younger Theatre

“… original and ambitious … takes hold of its audience in the first lines, and does not lose its grip until lights are out…”

★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

“striking in its exploration of an important issue…putting across an important message…”

★★★★ The Stage

“Brimming with earnest, intelligent energy…”

★★★★ The Scotsman

“Intelligent and quizzical…gnaws away at an unknowable question…”
★★★★ Broadway Baby

“Sellman-Leava commands the space well…weaving in and out of di erent personas…”

★★★★ Fest

“Magnetic performance…”

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