Crocodiles by Vidya Rajan [Melbourne]
Crocodiles by Vidya Rajan [Melbourne]

Event Information


Thursday June 1, 2023
7:30 PM


Northcote Town Hall
Northcote Town Hall
Northcote, Victoria

Auslan Interpreter/s

Nicole McRae & Leah Collins

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy & Elbow Room

As a migrant, Sandhya is expected to work hard.

As an aged-care resident, Helen is expected to be lonely.

As a doctor, Priya is expected to take responsibility.

And as a nation, we expect them to stay out of sight.

But now there’s been an unexpected death. And we want answers. Sandhya, on the other hand, has questions – questions we might not be ready for.

Acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Vidya Rajan (In Search of Lost ScrollLooking for Alibrandi) weaves a poignant, surreal story about those who exist outside the centre. Brought to the stage by award-winning Melbourne theatre company Elbow Room (EnlightenmentPrehistoric), and featuring Rachel Kamath (Shantaram) and Shamita Siva (Coconut), Crocodiles is a playful and intelligent exploration of who gets to make mistakes, and who cleans up the mess.

Approx. running time: 80mins, no interval.

Show warnings: This production includes bright lights, loud sounds and haze. 

Preview performance: Wednesday 24 May, 7.30pm

Opening Night performance: Thursday 25 May, 7.30pm

Post-show talk: Wednesday 31 May, 7.30pm 

Auslan interpreted performance: Thursday 1 June, 7.30pm

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Photo credit: Gregory Lorenzutti

Special offer giveaway ticket giveaway with thanks to Speakeasy – Darebin Arts

3 x double passes up for grabs!
Enter for your chance to win a double pass to see CROCODILES by Vidya Rajan at Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre. Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy and Elbow Room, Crocodiles is a black comedy about the crisis in aged care, exploring who gets to make mistakes, and who cleans up the mess. Performing 24 May to 4 June, with an **Auslan interpreted performance at 7.30pm on Thursday 1 June**
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Winners will be announced TUES 30 JUNE at 5pm

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