New Australian play Two Quarters Full by Iley Jones will have it’s World Premiere at Limelight Downstairs from the 19-30th of June 2019.
Starring Sean Bermingham, Samantha Lambert, Alannah Roberston, and Cheng Tang, Two Quarters Full is an intimate 1-act play exploring grief, love, and the turbulent relationships that it’s characters share. When a not so by the books lawyer is suddenly confronted with potential unemployment, death, and his estranged brother showing up on his doorstep, Christian’s and the lives of those around him are thrown into dysfunction and insecurity. Grief is prominently what’s explored, the grief that we hide from the ones we love and sometimes even ourselves.
Writer and director Iley Jones has been developing Two Quarters Full’s central character Christian since 2016. Over the past few years she has built up a world for him to exist in and discovered the show’s three other characters Sarah, Robin, and Darren. The show is produced by Amelia Gilday from Moontan Productions. The company currently focuses on new works by emerging artists and has been developing Two Quarters Full with Iley since March 2018.
Two Quarters Full has a wonderful cast of emerging artists. Sean Bermingham is Christian; he’s collaborated with Moontan Productions on both Illuminated (Sydney Fringe) and award winning short musical HMS Headwind (Short+Sweet). He appeared in A Good Man (Sutherland Theatre), and is also a musician. The role os Sarah is performed by Alannah Robertson. Recent theatre and film credits include; Good Grief! (Sydney Fringe Festival), Punk Rock (SLAP productions), Beyond Cinema’s: The Great Gatsby Experience, Ladies in Black (Lumila Films), and Lead Me Astray with her performance earning Independent Horror Movie Awards’ Best Actress award.
Samantha Lambert is Robin. Her recent credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Fingerless Theatre), Richard II (The Other Theatre / Brand X), Dirty Dancing (Immersive Cinema / Frontier Touring), The Dog, The Night and The Knife (The Other Theatre), Rumours of Polar Bears (Eclectic Productions), and Do Your Parents Know You’re Straight? (Bearfoot Theatre). Cheng Tang plays Christians estranged brother Darren. Recent acting credits include Bang Bang Rodeo! (Red Line & General Legends), JIG (Blacklight Theatre Company), Obviously! (Q Indie: Sydney Fringe Festival), and Blood Wedding (Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre).
Tickets are available now from the Limelight on Oxford website.
19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29th of June @ 8.15pm 23 & 30th of June @ 5.15pm @ Limelight Downstairs, 231 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst.
For more about Two Quarters Full @ Limelight Downstairs, visit http://limelightonoxford.com.au/two-quarters-full.php
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