In a dirt-dry town in rural Australia, a shot shatters the still night. A mother and her two daughters have just slain the man of the house with a bullet to the neck. Their dilemma, how do they dispose of the body?!
This is the set up to Melbourne playwright Angus Cerini’s play THE BLEEDING TREE, the 2014 Griffin Award winner, now given its Australian production directed by current Griffin Artistic Director Lee Lewis and starring Paula Arundell as the mother and Shari Sebbens and Airlie Dodds as her two daughters.
This current Sydney Theatre Company show at the Opera House has that wow factor.
Kip Williams stunning production of Tennessee Williams brilliant play is a must see.
Within a few minutes of the play starting we are completely immersed in Williams’ disturbing, hypnotic world.
The play’s title refers to the death the summer previous of Sebastian Venable. Whilst we never get to meet Sebastian on stage, the play is all about charting Sebastian’s journey, telling his story, and the terrible circumstances surrounding his death. Continue reading Suddenly Last Summer @ The Drama Theatre→
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