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TRUE WEST @ THE FACTORY THEATRE Marickville

Dark comedy and very effective dialogue driven play, with two unhinged constantly feuding brothers. Beautifully constructed dithyrambic drama and savage tale of the weak good versus the strong bad. Unending sibling rivalry, despite five years since they were last together, the happily married younger brother is still the submissive victim of his dominant brother’s constant dangerous threats. Fortunately director Dimity Raftos has chosen the perfect cast for the two brothers, to deliver vividly believable performances, always showcasing all the highs and lows of brothers, who have taken very different paths since leaving home.                    Continue reading TRUE WEST @ THE FACTORY THEATRE Marickville

TRUE WEST @ LIMELIGHT DOWNSTAIRS, Limelight on Oxford, 231 Oxford Street

Dark comedy and very effective dialogue driven play, with two unhinged constantly feuding brothers. Beautifully constructed drama and savage tale of the weak good versus the strong bad. Unending sibling rivalry, despite five years since they were last together, the happily married younger brother is still the submissive victim of his dominant brother’s constant dangerous threats. Fortunately director Dimity Raftos has chosen the perfect cast for the two brothers, to deliver vividly believable performances, always showcasing all the highs and lows of brothers, who have taken very different paths since leaving home.                         Continue reading TRUE WEST @ LIMELIGHT DOWNSTAIRS, Limelight on Oxford, 231 Oxford Street

FOOL FOR LOVE in the LIMELIGHT ROOM @ Limelight on Oxford, DARLINGHURST

 

Superb and outstanding production team, delivers this scorching drama, with exceptional character-driven performances from the entire fantastic cast, as expertly directed by Julie Baz, with a clever and very effective minimalist set designed by David Jeffrey. Pulitzer prize nominated classic dark drama FOOL FOR LOVE was written by American playwright/actor Sam Shepard.

Dark emotions/secrets are hidden within the fluctuating intimate relationship of off-and-on-again lovers May and Eddie. They are still-passionate former lovers who have met again, in her motel room located deep in the American South-West on the edge of the Mojave Desert. Premiered 8th February 1983 at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco, where Sam Shepard was the playwright-in-residence.         Continue reading FOOL FOR LOVE in the LIMELIGHT ROOM @ Limelight on Oxford, DARLINGHURST

SAM SHEPARD’S ‘RED CROSS’ @ OFF BROADWAY FESTIVAL HUB ANNANDALE

 

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Set in a remote mountain cabin, Sam Shepard’s RED CROSS dissects the infectious nature of personal fears: Carol is terrified her head might explode; Jim is convinced he is plagued by lice draining his life; and the maid is scared of drowning. Together they push the boundaries of communication and shared experience in this surreal dream play.

Cast- Henry Hulme, Genevieve Muratore, Emma Throssell

Creative Team- Director Victor Kalka, Sound Design- Ryan Devlin, Producer-Tabitha Woo, Stage Manager- Chris Starnawski.

The play is presented by arrangement with ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL, ON BEHALF OF SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

DATES
14th – 17th September AT 8pm

VENUE- Off Broadway Festival Hub,
Gehrig Lane, Annandale

For more about Sam Shepard’s Red Cross, visit http://ticketing.sydneyfringe.com/fringe/index.html?event/red_cross/67f059eb-07ad-4973-a5aa-b7bbcc39f0d4/

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