The Way They Came


Two is the right number of children to have; hospitals are to be avoided, and IUDs are 99% effective. So believes Ellie. But her scheming uterus has other plans and suddenly there’s a third pregnancy on the table, changing everything. 

This autobiographical solo show, an intimate and brave dramedy about the way we arrive earthside, spotlights the experience of birth, from the ecstatic to the surgical, and, along the way takes in life, death, sex, family, and the perils of home renovation. 

Funny, sharp witted and deeply honest…Please, please, please, do yourself a favour and attend 
– East Shore Mainstreet
Written by: Ellie Reynolds 
Directed by: Bessie Wapp


All attendees are required to purchase a Festival Membership (a one-off $10 fee), granting you access to each and every show in this year’s Fringe. You can add a Festival Membership for each member of your party during the booking process. For more info, please visit our Booking Information page.

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Length: 60 mins | Age: 14+ | Warning(s): Coarse Language, Challenging Content

Dates & Times

Fri 9 Sep 4:45pm Studio 16 $15
Sun 11 Sep 3pm Studio 16 $15
Mon 12 Sep 10:10pm Studio 16 $15
Wed 14 Sep 8:25pm Studio 16 $15
Fri 16 Sep 6:10pm Studio 16 $15
Sun 18 Sep 4:45pm Studio 16 $15