24 - 29 January 2022
State Theatre Centre of WA, Rehearsal Room 1


24 - 29 January 2022 State Theatre Centre of WA, Rehearsal Room 1 Buy tickets

Presented by Michelle Hall and State of Play as part of FRINGE WORLD Festival 2022

The Dirty Mother is an act of civil disobedience. It’s pulsating electric guitar, exploding pomegranates and massive pink pants. A celebration of friendship and reinvention, The Dirty Mother is a story about reimagining yourself beyond crisis.

This intimate, true story takes us into Michelle’s post-natal underworld where a giant midwife triggers a disco-strip-dance and Hugh Grant arrives as history’s most distracted birth partner. Out of the debris of disaster, this mother may seem dirty, but she’s alive and ripe for telling the tale “nice ladies” are not supposed to tell. The Dirty Mother is a birth rite for the 21st century with the gas and air turned up to the max!

“…gripping, exhilarating and radiates truth” - SeeSaw Magazine, 2019
“Funny, heart wrenching and raw …” - FRINGEFEED, 2020

Nominated BEST ACTOR Performing Arts Award WA, 2021
Nominated BEST THEATRE Melbourne Fringe, 2020

Please note:
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.
  • $30.00 Adult
  • $25.00 Concession (Full time students, Pensioners, Seniors Card holders, Unemployed)
  • $25.00 Groups (5+)
    For group bookings phone (08) 6212 9291 or email

Babes in arms permitted for infants up to 2 years old. 

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