ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID'S CITY by Michael Gow

ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID'S CITY by Michael Gow from Black Swan State Theatre Company

By: Black Swan State Theatre Company  31-Oct-2016
Keywords: Theatre, Performance, Theatre Company

Black Swan State Theatre Company & Queensland Theatre Present ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID'S CITY by Michael Gow DATES: 25 March to 9 April 2017 VENUE: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA WARNING: Some adult themes, mild language “Extremely and acidly funny, touchingly compassionate.” Stage Noise Faced with loss, do we rage against the universe, search for connection or hope for an epiphany? On the beaches of New South Wales, Brecht-obsessed theatre director Will has planned to share a restful, halcyon Christmas with his recently widowed mother. But then she unexpectedly falls seriously ill. During a bedside vigil, Will is forced to piece together the splintered shards of his own life. Angry and bewildered, he questions his role as an artist, a son and his place in a world where his dreams and ambitions appear forsaken. This heartfelt work by Australian playwright Michael Gow is directed by Queensland Theatre’s new Artistic Director Sam Strong, marking our next exciting collaboration with this company. Intimate and sweeping, balancing warmth with wrath, Once In Royal David’s City is a life-affirming story about family, loss, purpose, politics and the endless possibilities of art. WA PREMIERE CAST INCLUDES Adam Booth, Penny Everingham, Jason Klarwein, Toni Scanlan, Kaye Stevenson, Steve Turner DIRECTOR Sam Strong SET & COSTUME DESIGNER Stephen Curtis Co-production with Queensland Theatre Prices: $34.00 to $87.50 Book via Ticketek 1300 795 012 http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/Show.aspx?sh=ONCEINRO17 Groups 8+ 1300 364 001 http://www.bsstc.com.au/season-2017/once-in-royal-davids-city/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackSwanStateTheatreCompany?_rdr https://twitter.com/blackswanstc https://instagram.com/blackswanstc/ https://vimeo.com/blackswanstc

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