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Mar
4
2018

METAMORPHOSES

Set in and around a body of water, Metamorphoses collides the ancient and the modern to celebrate the primal body and the staying power of love and desire in the face of constant and inevitable change.

Savage and tender, queer and irreverent, with vivid imagery and visionary theatricality, Ovid’s poem of ancient Greek tales is roused to soul-stirring life.

CAST:
Claudette Clarke
Deborah Galanos
Jonny Hawkins
David Helman
Sam Marques
Bardiya McKinnon
Diana Popovska
Hannah Raven
Sebastian Robinson
Zoe Terakes

CREATIVE TEAM:
Written & Originally Directed by: Mary Zimmerman
Directed by: Dino Dimitriadis
Produced by: Apocalypse Theatre Company in association with Red Line Productions
Assistant Director: Thomas Murphy
Design: Jonathan Hindmarsh
Lighting Design: Benjamin Brockman
Sound Design: Ben Pierpoint
Production Management: Shell McKenzie
Stage Management: Rebecca Waters & Martin Quinn

Photo by Robert Catto, on Thursday 8 February, 2018. Please credit & tag the photographer when images are used - @robertcatto on Instagram & Twitter, @robertcattophotographer on Facebook.

Old Fitz Theatre, February 10 6/10 Water: infinitely malleable and forever changing before our eyes. A pool of milky water occupies the stage and is central to Mary Zimmerman’s lavishly theatrical Metamorphoses, a refreshingly ambitious work to see attempted in Sydney, where so many productions ignite our imaginations about as much as TV sit coms […]

Mar
1
2018

AN ACT OF GOD

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Eternity Playhouse, February 6 6/10 Religion has to be humanity’s single most catastrophic invention. With its decrees and wars measured in lives lost, children orphaned, women raped, bodies tortured and hearts wracked with guilt and malice, it makes greed, weapons manufacturing and even nuclear bombs look as benign as soup spoons. So writer David Javerbaum […]

Feb
19
2018

MOTHER

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 Belvoir St, January 27. 8/10 As much as any words it is the verbs and adjectives of her body: the coiling fingers and restless toes, the aimless arcs described by hands, the twitches and spasms, the shrugs and shuffling. As well as being very finely observed, these are all so organic in their implementation that, […]

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