Australian plays on stage - September 2015

31 Aug 2015

Selected highlights from across the country this month



by Hannie Rayson

Presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company
19 September - 4 October
Heath Ledger Theatre - Perth

The death of an endangered tiger quoll is the critical backdrop to an Australian story about our very survival.

From the mind of Helpmann Award-winning Australian playwright, Hannie Rayson (Hotel Sorrento, Life After George), comes the world premiere of Extinction, a unique drama with a timely and important message of environmental awareness and conservation.

Photograph: Robert Frith Acorn Photo

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by Angus Cerini, Zoey Dawson, Daniel Keene, Fleur Kilpatrick and Morgan Rose

Presented by Monash University Centre for Theatre and Performance and Malthouse Theatre
24 September - 3 October
Tower Theatre - Melbourne

Poised and ready to jump, the threshold people, the brink people await an unknown future: a trip to Mars, a cardboard urn, an act of violence and a disappearing township.

Based on Victor Turner's concept of liminoid Welcome to Nowhere is a poetic, funny and heartbreaking work.

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