“Neil LaBute, the most legitimately provocative and polarizing playwright at work today”
New York Post
Man and Woman meet in a chic eatery, where the dysfunction of their marriage leads their intimate romantic dinner to an epic and operatic conclusion.
This provocative one-act – an Australian premiere – brims with filmmaker and playwright Neil LaBute’s trademark humorous and savage dialogue. Controversial for his depiction of the cruel side of love, Neil LaBute uncovers the feral snarl beneath the bland contemporary smile.
Directed by Jonathan Wald
With Julian Garner, Elise McCann & Nadia Townsend
June 19– 30 Tuesday to Sunday 7.30pm
Old 505 Theatre
505,342 Elizabeth St Surry Hills
(limited seats pre-booking is highly recommended)
We are so proud to be working with Public Front to bring you the Australian premiere of Jon Fosse’s I AM THE WIND, directed by Sapidah Kian and featuring Luke Mulquiney and Shaun Goss.
One of Europe’s most performed contemporary playwrights, Jon Fosse is regularly compared to Ibsen and Beckett, and his plays have been translated into more than forty languages. The recipient of the 2010 International Ibsen Award, Jon Fosse is one of the most prominent names in contemporary drama.
“This play is fresh, forlorn and haunting. Simon Stephens’ translation finds Fosse’s sardonic humour as well as his chiing, lapping rhythms. I was thrilled by its epic intimacy.” Sunday Times
Book NOW online at www.iamthewind.com.au
So guess what?
We are pleased to bring a double bill to the Fringe table of delights. House and A1 Rolling SteakHouse are two provocative works by American playwright Richard Maxwell.
Maxwell,of the New York City Players is well known for his theatrical language. He creates ridiculous yet deeply moving works which push the boundaries of performance and representation.
Paola Unger directs A1 Rolling SteakHouse, a high energy glimpse into the world of spruikers and street vendors. Three men have been on the road for months giving away sirloin and spruiking steak sauce. Whatever they’re
selling, it’s that important. They are ready to sing for their meat… and their livelihoods.
Samara Hersch directs the premiere of House. It has been described as a Modern Greek Tragedy. Here, the family home is a place somewhat recognizable and somewhat alien; a place where people talk instead of listen, and sing instead of speak. It is a place where the banal meets the epic and where revenge is one’s only hope.
Our venue is Dear Patti Smith in Collingwood. Our creative team is outstanding and we are excited to present a truly challenging, innovative and exciting theatrical experience.
DATES: 1-5 October and 7 October @ 8 pm
Venue: Dear Patti Smith Lv 2, 181 Smith St., Collingwood
To Book:or call (03) 9660 9666
Check out the Turtle shows at Fringe this year….it’s a double bill! Stay tuned for more info.
The turtles have been busy in all different corners of the world in the past few months.
Nadia was living in Namibia, working as Assistant Dramaturg on the next instalment of the MAD MAX franchise, FURY ROAD. She’s working alongside Nico Lathouris whose dramaturgy work on Heartbreak High and Wildside changed Australian television. Nadia met Nico 13 years ago when she was cast in her first television series and they haven’t stopped working together since.
Sapidah was in the UK for 3 months documenting creative process with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Wooster Group on their collaboration of Troilus and Cressida, co-directed by Mark Ravenhill and Elizabeth Le Compte. Part of the World Shakespeare Festival /Cultural Olympiad, rehearsals took place in London and it premiered in Stratford-Upon-Avon August 8, 2012 with a follow up season in London at Riverside Hammersmith.
Paola was at the VCA in Melbourne for 2 months working with second year acting students on their first Contemporary Performance Season. She directed nine actors from Company 2013 in Janis Balodis‘s play Too Young for Ghosts.
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Here are some of the reviews we’ve had on the show…Don’t miss out. Book Online at the Northcote Town Hall.
If you haven’t already booked your tickets to see The Drowning Girls, take a quick little look at our trailer. You’ll want to come along!
We’re very excited to share Margaret, Alice and Bessie’s stories…
February 9-26, 2012 Tuesday – Saturday 8 pm, Saturday Matinees 2 pm, Sunday 7 pm
Book your tickets soon to avoid missing out.
To book online at Northcote Town Hall CLICK HERE or book over the phone at 03 9481 9500.
There’s nothing like being on the floor in the rehearsal room… especially when the floor is wet and includes three bathtubs!
Book your tickets online at www.northcotetownhall.com.au. Alternatively, you can book over the phone at 03 9481 9500.
We are thrilled to be involved with the White Ribbon campaign for the run of our season.
Opening Night is an official White Ribbon Event, and we hope to get lots of folks out to support changing community attitudes towards violence against women.
For more information go to www.whiteribbon.org.au.