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20 Oct, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Audition Contact: Kayti Murphy: email@example.com or 0414.925.453
Audition Venue: Melville Theatre, Cnr Stock Rd/Canning Highway, Melville
Audition Date(s): Saturday October 2oth from 12 noon
Audition Time(s): 12 noon onwards
An audition pack is available from the director, her details are above.
Please contact Kayti for audition details, not the theatre.
Adam Mansfield- 40-50’s Jacks Father who is trying to drown the memory of his son’s loss with alcohol
June Fenton – 19-20 local girl once employed by Adam as a cellarhand. tough ‘plain jane’, wants to tell Jack about his son’s final hours (note actor needs to be comfortable to appear partially undressed in one scene)
Mary Mansfield -40-50’s Overwhelmed with grief at loss of her only son
Jack Mansfield- 19. appears through the paly as his final hours are revealed
Will – 20. Jacks former friend self-absorbed teenager from a wealthy family, lacking in ‘class’
Ben- 20 Jack’s former friend. Easily led by Will, also from a wealthy family
Author: Tim Winton
Venue: Melville Theatre
Theatre Company: Melville Theatre Company
Show Dates: February 15 – March 3rd 2019 (exact dates TBA)
Director: Kayti Murphy
A deeply moving and at times confronting play from WA’s most acclaimed writer.
A year after their 19 year old son Jack was killed in an early morning car crash his parents are still struggling with what happened. Father Adam has withdrawn to their beach house to avoid wife Mary’s silent suffering. One day he meets a young woman he once employed who knows about Jack and the story of Jacks final hours which she need to share with Adam.
This play explores the depths of grief and how those who have left us can reveal themselves through those who loved them. A deeply moving and emotionally demanding play.