Theo is the most confused. Marion is the loneliest. But Hope is the saddest. Hope is the saddest is a bright black comedy with tells the story of three loners whose lives crash together in a pool of blood. Hope is a Dolly Parton fan, set to make the world a better place. Theo is a lonely gay would-be inventor. Marion recently inherited money, and moved out of the suitcase she grew up in.
Called “Witty and Profound” by The Sunday Times, and a “Beautiful Gem” by the South African National Arts Festival, Hope is the saddest was the winner of the Best Theatre Award at the 2012 Perth Fringe Festival, winner of the 2007 Blue Room Best Production Award, and the 2008 Equity Award for Best Newcomer (Michelle Robin Anderson).