The Monthly : 2018-12-01

FRONT PAGE : 7 : 7


ARBUS & WEST A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE COSÌ THE LADY IN THE VAN by Stephen Sewell by Louis Nowra by Alan Bennett by Arthur Miller 22 FEB — 30 MAR 30 APR — 8 JUNE 2 FEB — 6 MAR 9 MAR — 18 APR This World Premiere charts the meeting of two incredible women. One, a legendary photograph­er. One, a sassy Hollywood sex symbol. Sparks will fly. A cast of unlikely characters in a psychiatri­c facility come together for a performanc­e of Mozart’s famous opera in this moving Aussie comedy. Miriam Margolyes stars as the genteel vagrant, Miss Shepard, who parked her van in British playwright Alan Bennett’s driveway and stayed for fifteen years. Miller’s tragic masterpiec­e tackles the American Dream in a stripped back, muscular drama that simmers with tension and explodes with passion. STORM BOY SHAKESPEAR­E IN LOVE THE VIOLENT OUTBURST THAT DREW ME TO YOU HEISENBERG by Colin Thiele, adapted for the stage by Tom Holloway based on the screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall, with music by Paddy Cunneen by Simon Stephens 17 MAY — 29 JUNE 17 JUNE — 20 JULY by Finegan Kruckemeye­r 15 JULY — 14 AUG 2 MAY — 18 MAY Kat Stewart stars in an intimate and life-affirming romantic comedy from the Tony Award winning writer of Evoking the spectacle of shows like but with the heart of this beloved Aussie classic is set to dazzle and inspire like never before. War Horse, Jasper Jones, A play for young audiences that tackles the ticking time bomb of adolescenc­e with humour and heart. This West End hit brings the Oscar winning film to life on stage for a joyous night of romance and fun. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. GOLDEN SHIELD BLACK IS THE NEW WHITE PHOTOGRAPH 51 KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN by Anchuli Felicia King by Anna Ziegler by Nakkiah Lui Book by Terrence McNally, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, based on the novel by Manuel Puig 12 AUG — 14 SEPT 1 NOV — 14 DEC 2 OCT — 6 NOV A young lawyer leads a class action against a Silicon Valley tech giant to expose their collusion with the Chinese Government, in a World Premiere set to explode with a mix of action, seduction and intrigue. Nadine Garner stars in a new West End hit that tells the story of Rosalind Franklin, an unsung hero of science whose ground-breaking discovery changed the world of genetic research forever. 18 NOV — 28 DEC It’s crossed with Strap yourself in for a home grown satire that is both subversive and thoroughly entertaini­ng. Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, Meet The Fockers. Caroline O’Connor stars in this Tony Award winning musical from the team behind and Cabaret. Chicago MTC is a department of the University of Melbourne

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