Rising Water - the debut play by Tim Winton!

Rising Water - the debut play by Tim Winton! from Black Swan State Theatre Company

By: Black Swan State Theatre Company  13-May-2011
Keywords: Theatre, Visual & Performing Arts , Performance

Black Swan State Theatre Company presents

 

Rising Water

By Tim Winton

 

World Premiere!

25 June – 17 July 2011

 

Only loosely tethered to shore but never ready to set sail, Col, Baxter and Jackie have made a jumble of boats in a Fremantle marina their barely floating homes.

 

It’s Australia Day, and as the city noisily celebrates around them, they just want to hole up and be left in peace. When Dee, a young English backpacker, stumbles upon them with far too much anger and alcohol in her belly, she well and truly rocks their boats, and the past they want to escape from gets dragged up like jetsam from the sea.

 

Tim Winton is a four time Miles Franklin Award winner and was shortlisted twice for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Rising Water is full of the compassion and larrikin humour that are the trademark of Winton’s work, chronicling the lives of outsiders and fringe-dwellers in his unmistakably (West) Australian voice.

 

“As I devoured the pages of Tim’s debut play, I found myself laughing one minute, weeping the next. I could not wait to see his rich and textured characters brought to life on stage.” Kate Cherry

 

Venue: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

Duration: Approx. 2hrs 20mins [incl. interval]

Cast includes: Kai Arbuckle, Callum Fletcher,Stuart Halusz, John Howard, Geoff Kelso, Claire Lovering and Alison Whyte.

Director: Kate Cherry

 

Warning: Coarse language.

Tickets: Standard $64.50 / Concession $49.50 / Previews $44.50 / Groups 8+ $47.50 / Students $24.95

Bookings: BOCS Ticketing, ph (08) 9484 1133, Groups 8+ ph (08) 9321 6831, http://www.bocsticketing.com.au/whats-on/132/rising-water-43/

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