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April 19 @ 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 19, 2018
One event on March 29, 2018 at 8:00pm
One event on March 30, 2018 at 8:00pm
One event on March 31, 2018 at 8:00pm
One event on April 2, 2018 at 8:00pm
An event every week that begins at 6:30am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until May 19, 2018
An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 19, 2018
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely
29 Mar – 19 May
Previews 29 Mar 2018 – 2 Apr 2018
Season 4 Apr 2018 – 19 May 2018
Preview performances 8pm
In-season evening performances Mon & Tue 6.30pm; Wed – Sat 8pm
Matinee performances Wed 1pm; Sat 2pm
Venue: Drama Theatre Sydney Opera House
Theatre Company: Sydney Theatre Company and Melbourne Theatre Company
Duration: 2Hrs (No Interval)
A brilliant drama with electric undercurrents
After decades of hard work and raising a family, Hazel and her husband Robin have retired to a cottage by the sea. It’s the idyllic life they always wanted – but there’s a catch.
Not far away, the nuclear power plant they used to work at has been torn apart by a natural disaster. And into their quiet life comes an old friend with a frightening proposition. The fallout will be unpredictable.
Playwright Lucy Kirkwood wowed us with the globe-trotting thriller Chimerica in 2017. Now, with The Children, she’s been heralded as “the most rewarding dramatist of her generation” (The Independent, UK).
The play has been the toast of London and is on its way to Broadway. In it, Kirkwood creates a touching and richly detailed study of three people coming to grips with choices they made decades ago.
We welcome back a superb cast – Pamela Rabe, Sarah Peirse and William Zappa – along with former STC Resident Director Sarah Goodes (Disgraced) to bring us this acclaimed and beautiful new drama.
“Impresses by its capacity to raise big issues; in particular how people in the future will react to the poisoned legacy of the present.”
★★★★ The Guardian
Duration 2hrs (no interval)
Content warning Strong language
Director Sarah Goodes
Designer Elizabeth Gadsby
Lighting Designer Paul Jackson
Composer & Sound Designer Steve Francis
Sarah Peirse, Pamela Rabe, William Zappa
Marketing image Rene Vaile
Season Ticket prices
Saturday evening A Reserve $86
Adult A Reserve $82
Seniors cardholder $74
Under 30 $64
Single ticket prices
Saturday evening $108
Seniors cardholder $93
Under 30 $81
Group bookings (10+ people) $87
Prices correct at the time of publication