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Between Solar Systems
8 Sep, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until 26 Sep, 2015
“I know many truths. Skim milk is just regular milk with water in it. Bees are originally from space.
Harold Holt didn’t actually know how to swim.”
Truth is exactly what Vincent seeks. As the sole survivor of a drowned Earth, he has spent his
life travelling to a new planet, with only the spaceship’s virtual intelligence to keep him company.
But after 25 years, he finds that he may not be alone on board. All he has ever known is limited
to the computer’s memory, and Vincent is about to discover the biggest secret of his life.
Between Solar Systems is a thrilling new original production by writer and director Scott McArdle,
drawn from an infatuation of science-fiction film and television.
“I grew up watching science-fiction… they were these big adventures of good versus evil, but as I
grew up I started to become more interested in the setting, in space. Alien has that great quote
on the poster: ‘In space no one can hear you scream’. The rules are different out there. I wanted
to explore what it was like to have been born out there, raised out there, and how the normal
things for Vincent were strange for us,” says McArdle.
Presented by The Blue Room Theatre and Second Chance Theatre, Between Solar Systems is a
play that challenges our relationship with technology and understanding of humanity – a poignant
exploration of human existence and the pursuit of truth.
Writer/Director: Scott McArdle / Featuring: Nick Maclaine, Emily David, and Jo Morris /
Composer: Drew Krapljanov / Designer: Sarah Chirichilli / Costume Designer: Sophie Braham /
Sound Designer: Tim Brain / AV Designer: Warwick Doddrell
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Second Chance Theatre is a Perth-based theatre company that specialises in creating original
texts for performance. The company has produced over a dozen original scripts in the past four
years, ranging from performance art to magic realism, working with some of Perth’s brightest and
most innovative performance students from almost every university in the state.