IRL is fairytale meets fanfiction in the quest for ‘happily ever after’.
It is a fierce and funny reflection of what it means to be a teenager searching for friendship, love and acceptance and trying to find your tribe.
Alexei and his long-time internet crush, Thaddeus, are about to meet IRL (in real life) at the Supanova pop-culture convention, attended by his celebrity best friend, Taylor.
At the end of a very long, weird, cosplay-filled day, will the trio find the connections they’re each craving?
The riotous and relatable world premiere work is written by Brisbane’s Lewis Treston, the creative force behind La Boite’s 2022 smash-hit, An Ideal Husband.
Recommended for audiences aged 15+. Contains coarse language and sexual references.