A Perfect Specimen

A Perfect Specimen from Black Swan State Theatre Company

By: Black Swan State Theatre Company  27-Jan-2016
Keywords: Art, Live Theatre, a Perfect Specimen

Black Swan State Theatre Company Presents A PERFECT SPECIMEN by Nathaniel Moncrieff DATES: 30 June to 17 July VENUE: Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA WARNING: Some adult themes A circus man headed for the fire’s just like a turtle crawlin’ back to the sea Behold the dying days of the travelling freak show and the true story of its star attraction: Julia Pastrana, the ape-woman. Theodore Lent is a calculating businessman on the cutting edge of one of America’s most popular exports: the travelling freak show. When his wife (and star attraction) Julia falls pregnant, Theo couldn’t be happier. What could be better than two stars for the price of one? However, dark clouds are forming in Theo’s immediate future, as he begins taking steps toward the decision that will cost him his friends, his sanity, and perhaps even his life… A heart-wrenching world premiere of the tragic, true tale of Julia Pastrana from acclaimed WA playwright and 2013 Emerging Writers Group prize winner, Nathaniel Moncrieff. World Premiere New Australian Work ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ MALCOLM ROBERTSON AWARD WINNER (2013) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ FAW HIGH COMMENDATION, NATIONAL LITERARY AWARDS (2014) CAST INCLUDES: Adriane Daff, Rebecca Davis, Luke Hewitt, Greg McNeill, Igor Sas DIRECTOR Stuart Halusz SET & COSTUME DESIGNER India Mehta LIGHTING DESIGNER Joe Lui SOUND DESIGNER Brett Smith Prices*: $30.00-$52.00 Book @ ticketek.com.au or 1300 795 012 or Ticketek outlets Groups 8+ 1300 364 001 [*A service/delivery fee also applies] http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=APERFECT16 https://www.bsstc.com.au/season-2016/a-perfect-specimen/ Street Address: State Theatre Centre of WA, Level 1, 182 William Street, Perth WA 6000 Postal Address: PO Box 337, Northbridge WA 6865 Phone: +61 (8) 6212 9300 Fax: +61 (8) 6212 9318 Email: [email protected] https://www.facebook.com/BlackSwanStateTheatreCompany?_rdr https://twitter.com/blackswanstc https://instagram.com/blackswanstc/ https://vimeo.com/110861783

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