Surrealism, like a dream, is a way of revealing truth. Jumping off from a series of short stories by Peta Rutter, I Want To Be Happy is a blackly funny, surrealist character study featuring Jennifer Ludlam and written by Carl Bland. Setting Nightsong's rich visual aesthetic, against seemingly small and domestic events. I Want To Be Happy is a highly theatrical and moving piece of work that questions love, loss & identity. I Want To Be Happy premieres in 2023..