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DEAD CENTRE/SEA WALL @ OLD FITZ

Rosie Lockhart and Ben Pendergast give memorable performances in DEAD CENTRE/SEA WALL
Rosie Lockhart and Ben Pendergast give memorable performances in DEAD CENTRE/SEA WALL

There’s something special about the kind of theatre where the characters invite the audience into their worlds…where they share some of their life experiences which have gone some way in to shaping the kind of people that they are today. Particularly when it comes together as well, and as skilfully,  as it does with DEAD CENTRE/SEA WALL, companion monologue pieces written by two talented Australian playwrights.

Director Julian Meyrick has chosen a fitting way to present these two works. The approach is informal. There is no set to speak of. Both actors stay close to the centre of the tiny stage and spend time making eye contact with each of the theatregoers. They give assured performances in this campfire like style of presentation. Continue reading DEAD CENTRE/SEA WALL @ OLD FITZ