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Black Swan State Theatre Company

Once in Royal David's City

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

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Event starts
Saturday 25 March, 2017
Event Ends
Sunday 9 April, 2017
Venue
State Theatre Centre of WA
Venue Address
174 William Street, Perth
Location

Perth, Perth

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