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Equus

8 May, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Controversial, shocking and utterly riveting – Sir Peter Shaffer’s Tony Award-winning Equus is coming to Melville Theatre in May.

Directed by Lars Jensen, the play is a psychological thriller about a young man who blinds six horses and his psychiatrist who struggles to discover the reasons behind those actions and whether he should cure or normalise him.

Equus is based on a true incident told to Shaffer in a pub and examines the complex and bewildering nature of the human psyche, as the psychiatrist struggles to release the young man from his excruciating psychological torment.

Originally staged in 1973, the play was adapted into a 1977 film with Richard Burton and revived for the West End and Broadway in 2007 with Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe in the lead role.

Author: Peter Shaffer
Director: Lars Jensen

Details

Date:
8 May, 2015
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.meltheco.org.au

Organizer

Melville Theatre Company
Phone:
(08) 9330 4565
Email:
melville.theatre.company@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.meltheco.org.au/

Venue

Melville Theatre
cnr Stock highway & Canning Highway
Melville, WA 6158 Australia
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Phone:
(08) 9330 4565
Website:
http://www.meltheco.org.au