Fes­ti­val

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

As We For­give Aus­tralian play­wright Tom Hol­loway joins award-win­ning direc­tor Ju­lian Meyrick and Tas­ma­nian ac­tor Robert Jar­man in this pro­duc­tion of As We For­give. The play ex­am­ines the mo­tives, meth­ods and mean­ing of for­give­ness. Ac­com­pa­nied on stage by a lone cel­list, Jar­man por­trays three men at the edges of so­ci­ety try­ing to rec­on­cile the events of their lives. Syd­ney Writ­ers Fes­ti­val The fes­ti­val’s 19th it­er­a­tion fea­tures more than 400 Aus­tralian and 60 in­ter­na­tional writ­ers dis­cussing their works and ideas across 65 venues. High­lights in­clude Amer­i­can author Jonathan Franzen dis­cussing his lat­est novel, Pu­rity, and fem­i­nist icon Glo­ria Steinem on her new mem­oir My Life on the Road. Var­i­ous ses­sions and lo­ca­tions across Syd­ney. Opens Mon­day. Ticket prices vary. Book­ings: (02) 9250 1988. Un­til May 22.

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