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"Breathtaking! Based on the riveting true story adapted from This American Life, the productions' trip to the stage has only deepened it." - The New York Times

"A challenging and thought-provoking piece of theatre that needs to be told ★★★★" - Sunday Times

"Extraordinary. Beautifully constructed and highly recommended ★★★★" - BBC London

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

23 MAY - 23 JUNE 2018
OLD FITZ THEATRE

Adapted by MARKUS POTTER & DAVID HOLTHOUSE
Directed by NEIL GOODING

Additional Writing by Shane Ziegler, Shane Stokes & Santino Fontana

 Graeme McRae. Image by John Marmaras.

Graeme McRae. Image by John Marmaras.

PERFORMANCE TIMES:
Tuesday - Saturday: 8:00 PM
Sunday: 5:00 PM
Saturday 16 & Saturday 23 June: 
2:00 PM

TICKETS:
$33.00 - $55.00
*
Ticket prices are adjustable pending demand.

RUNNING TIME:
75 minutes (no interval)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Recommended for ages 16+.
Patrons are advised that this production contains haze, the use of stage weaponry, and material regarding sexual abuse.
Seating at the Old Fitz Theatre is unreserved.


SUPPORT SERVICES:

If you or someone you know is impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit 1800RESPECT.org.au 
In an emergency, call 000.

Patrons who find the content of this production confronting are encouraged to contact Lifeline on 13 11 44 or visit the Lifeline Crisis Support Chat page at www.lifeline.org.au/get-help/online-services/crisis-chat

 Stalking The Bogeyman cast: Graeme McRae, Noel Hodda, Radek Jonak, Deborah Jones, Alexander Palacio & Anne Tenney

Stalking The Bogeyman cast: Graeme McRae, Noel Hodda, Radek Jonak, Deborah Jones, Alexander Palacio & Anne Tenney

ABOUT:
“This time last year I was plotting to kill a man.”


Twenty-five years after he was sexually assaulted, David Holthouse learns that his 'bogeyman' has moved into his new neighbourhood. Armed with a pistol and a plan, he plots to enact revenge on the man who stole his childhood.

STALKING THE BOGEYMAN was first written by Holthouse as a first-hand account in the Denver Westword newspaper and subsequently featured as a podcast on This American Life. Holthouse has now adapted his thrilling story into a play with award-winning playwright Markus Potter.

Directed by Neil Gooding (Dogfight, Passion) and featuring Graeme McRae (Secret City, Birdland, On the Shore of the Wide World) as David Holthouse, with an incredible ensemble cast of Noel Hodda (Janet King, Rake), Radek Jonak (Red Dog, The Secret Daughter)Deborah Jones (Top of the Lake, A Place to Call Home)Alexander Palacio (In The Heights) and Anne Tenney (A Country Practice, The Castle), STALKING THE BOGEYMAN is a riveting true story of abuse, survival and vengeance.

CAST:
Noel Hodda
Radek Jonak
Deborah Jones
Graeme McRae
Alexander Palacio
Anne Tenney

CREATIVE TEAM:
Written by Markus Potter & David Holthouse
Additional Writing by Shane Ziegler, Shane Stokes & Santino Fontana

Directed by: Neil Gooding
Produced by: Neil Gooding Productions and NewYorkRep, in association with Red Line Productions

Assistant Director: Erin James
Stage Manager: Genevieve Muratore
Designer: Lauren Peters
Dialect Consultant: Jennifer White
Lighting Designer: Alexander Berlage
Sound Design & Composition: Benjamin Freeman
Photography: John Marmaras