1 AUGUST - 1 SEPTEMBER 2018
OLD FITZ THEATRE
Written by STEVE RODGERS
Directed by BLAZEY BEST
TUE - SAT: 8:00 PM / SUN: 5:00 PM
MATINEES: SAT 25 AUGUST & SAT 1 SEPTEMBER, 2:00 PM
TICKETS: $33.00 - $55.00
* Ticket prices adjustable pending demand
70 minutes (no interval)
Recommended for ages 16+
Patrons are advised that this production contains material regarding sexual assault.
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.
“Do you know how many times I’ve told this story?
Cops, counsellors, the family court... I mean, fuck.”
One Woman. Four Men. She could be with any one of them.
At 22, on a date on the Gold Coast.
At 31, moving into an apartment in Albert Park.
Or at 40, happily married with a nine-year-old son living in Campsie.
Four very different worlds share an identical space; our homes.
King of Pigs throws us into a blistering series of reality pockets. Each glimpse we get provides a momentary view of a vast panoramic lie. It’s a lie every man tells himself privately but every woman lives with publicly.
Featuring Ella Scott-Lynch (Love Child, Newton’s Law, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries), Christian Byers (Friday On My Mind, Riot), Ashley Hawkes (Bite Club, The Checkout, Songs For The Fallen), Mick Bani, Kire Tosevski - with Thom Blake and Wylie Best - and directed by Blazey Best, King of Pigs is a direct response to the nature of power and the way men licence themselves to abuse it.
This production was made possible thanks to the support of Jeremy & Sue Bishop, Michael & Prue Williams and Jon Comino.
Written by Steve Rodgers
Directed by Blazey Best
Produced by Red Line Productions
Set and Costume Design by Isabel Hudson
Lighting Design by Verity Hampson
Sound Design by Tegan Nicholls
Composition by iOTA
with Thomas Blake and Wylie Best
KING OF PIGS WAS DEVELOPED WITH PLAYWRITING AUSTRALIA AT THE NATIONAL PLAY FESTIVAL AND IN THE NATIONAL SCRIPT WORKSHOP.
Click here to read writer Steve Rodgers' interview with Playwriting Australia regarding developing King Of Pigs, playwriting craft and his inspirations.
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