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“An attractive, sophisticated play where the complexities of gender brush against the purest love of the game.” ★★★★ - The Age

The Sydney Premiere of

FIERCE

MARCH 20 - APRIL 13

Written by Jane e Thompson
Directed by Janine Watson

Suzie Flack has made it to the big league. The first female Australian Rules footballer to play professionally with the men - which is why you haven’t heard of her; she doesn’t exist.

Fierce is not a just play about football. It is a play about who gets to do what. Who gets to inhabit which spaces. Who is allowed to succeed at which pursuits. What happens when someone refuses to sit neatly in the box society has allotted her.

Janine Watson (Unqualified, Romeo & Juliet) directs the Sydney Premiere of this ode to the drama that is AFL football, masculine culture, and the prevailing idea of what it means to be “Australian”.

“This is an exceptional piece of theatre with broad appeal.” - The Australian

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CAST:
Lauren Richardson
Zelman Cressey-Gladwin 
Stacey Duckworth
Martin Jacobs 
Chantelle Jamieson
Felix Johnson
Andrew Shaw

CREATIVE TEAM:
Writer: Jane E. Thompson
Director: Janine Watson 
Associate Producer: Eloise Snape
Assistant Director: Olivia Aleksoski
Production Manager: Maria Spataro
Stage Management: Gen Muratore
Set & Costume Design: Melanie Liertz
Lighting Design: Kelsey Lee
Sound Design: Ben Pierpoint
Movement Consultant: Julia Billington
Fight Director: Tim Dashwood
Assistant Fight Director: Sam Plummer
Dance Choreography: Stacey Duckworth
Publicity Photography: Steve Christo

TICKETS:
$20.00 - $55.00

PERFORMANCE TIMES:
Tuesday - Saturday: 7:30 PM
Saturday Matinees: 2:00 PM
Sundays: 5:00 PM

RUNNING TIME:
75 minutes (no interval)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Seating at the Old Fitz Theatre is unreserved.

There is a lockout policy in place for all shows at the Old Fitz Theatre. Unfortunately latecomers can not be permitted and reentry to the theatre is not possible during the performance.

Please visit our info page for more information.

Felix Johnson, Lauren Richardson, Andrew Shaw & Zelman Cressey-Gladwin in FIERCE. Image by  Steve Christo .

Felix Johnson, Lauren Richardson, Andrew Shaw & Zelman Cressey-Gladwin in FIERCE. Image by Steve Christo.

Fierce cast Lauren Richardson, Martin Jacobs, Felix Johnson, Chantelle Jamieson, Zelman Cressey-Gladwin, Stacey Duckworth, Andrew Shaw & Director Janine Watson

Fierce cast Lauren Richardson, Martin Jacobs, Felix Johnson, Chantelle Jamieson, Zelman Cressey-Gladwin, Stacey Duckworth, Andrew Shaw & Director Janine Watson

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