Festival Program


Staged: Through the Night

Sat 1 Sep, 1pm
ACMI Studio 1

Writer and translator Ed Moreno brings his experience as a long-term HIV survivor to this performance of the work of Brazilian writer Caio Fernando Abreu, one of the most important voices of the AIDS epidemic, in a performance that celebrates humanity and survival.

Recommended for mature audiences. This session contains content related to abuse, death, self-harm and homophobia.

This session is $22/$19. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 20 July.

Head along to a free Q&A with Ed Moreno after this session. Immerse yourself in a collection of vibrant one-off theatre performances with the Staged theatre series.


1 hour

Session code


Available on Pass




Session Artists

Ed Moreno is a writer, translator, poet, activist, and long-term HIV survivor. He is a witness to the AIDS epidemic and his work focuses on how we negotiate the fractures HIV created in our world. As the translator of Brazilian writer Caio Fernando Abreu, Moreno brings the work of a critical figure in HIV history to English audiences for the first time.

More sessions like this one


Famous Last Words

Sun 2 Sep, 3.30pm

Eddie Ayres, Cate Kennedy, Steve Kilbey, Ed Moreno and Zoe Norton Lodge recite the eulogies they hope to accompany them.

Free Wishlist

Write a letter to whom or what you have lost in a cathartic, healing experience.


Staged: Through the Night Q&A

Sat 1 Sep, 2.30pm
Free Wishlist

Writer and translator Ed Moreno holds a post-show Q&A to discuss his work Through the Night.


Staged: Monster / Woman

Sun 26 Aug, 1pm

A surreal black comedy from theatre-maker Sabrina D’Angelo, following a feminist superhero with snaky locks and a deadly gaze.