Medea (Queensland Theatre) [Brisbane]
Medea (Queensland Theatre) [Brisbane]

Event Information

Date/Time

Monday May 27, 2024
6:30 PM

Location

Bille Brown Theatre
78 Montague Rd
South Brisbane , QLD 4101
Australia

Auslan Interpreter/s

TBA

Language/ Cultural Consultant

Tickets

Read below for information on special ticket offers

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SOMETIMES TRAGEDY IS CHILD’S PLAY.

10-year-old Jasper and 12-year-old Leon are like most brothers you know. They fight. They laugh. They play games. Their bedroom is their fortress: home to Cornelius (their goldfish), watched over by Hercules (their teddy bear) and adorned with a ceiling of glow-in-the-dark stars.

But today something feels different. Their door is locked shut. Their parents’ shouting is getting louder. And, unbeknownst to them, at some point in the next hour, their iconic fate will ensure they enter mythology as two of the most tragic siblings of all time.

Told entirely from the perspective of Medea’s young sons, this internationally celebrated version of the Ancient Greek tragedy by Kate Mulvany (Jasper Jones) and Anne-Louise Sarks is directed by the incomparable Daniel Evans (Drizzle Boy, The Almighty Sometimes).

Tender, surprising and bittersweet: this is a reimagining of history’s most misunderstood mother in an unforgettable pressure-cooker performance that is not to be missed.

“A radical update… that genuinely makes us see an old play through new eyes”
— The Guardian

 

SPECIAL OFFER – Auslan Interpreted Performances:

3 plays package booking link – https://tickets.queenslandtheatre.com.au/packages/flex/950/

5 plays package booking link – https://tickets.queenslandtheatre.com.au/packages/flex/1006/

6 plays package booking link – https://tickets.queenslandtheatre.com.au/packages/flex/952/

7 plays package booking link – https://tickets.queenslandtheatre.com.au/packages/flex/1007/

Click on the links above or contact the theatre on Email or Phone for Auslan ticket bookings:

EMAIL : ticketing team on sales@queenslandtheatre.com.au, please advise which show and number of tickets. You will then receive the instructions and how to pay.

PHONE :  Queensland Theatre Box Office , Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 5.00pm , (07) 2102 7527

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