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* Contents derived from the Fortitude Valley,Fortitude Valley - New Farm area,Brisbane - North East,Brisbane,Queensland,:Playlab,2014 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'A country highway. A greasy takeaway joint. Two sisters. One of them left, one stayed behind. One chose chaos, the other control. One chose sex, the other - food. Enter Hakan Leventoglu, aka Hassan the Beautiful.
Kate Champion is riding the wave of a decade of brilliant work across theatre, opera and dance, notably with her celebrated company Force Majeure.Steve Rodgers is a theatrical marvel who writes and acts with equal aplomb. Their work meets here within the classic architecture of great drama: feuding sisters, a charming man and the possibility of transformation. The sisters battle it out, trying to make sense of who they were, who they are and whether they can ever allow each other to be something else.' (Source: Belvoir St Theatre website)
'Locked in their bedroom, two brothers play games to pass the time, as siblings do. Off-stage, their parents are having a very famous showdown. At an inevitable moment, the children will be drawn away from their games and into their parents' bitter argument. From there, they will enter mythology as the most tragic siblings of all time.'
'Daniel wakes up. Something is missing. The phone is not working, and the kids' toys are not in their usual spot under the television. In fact, his wife and children seem to have disappeared.
Old Man is Matt Whittet's extraordinary play about fathers and sons, love and loss, kindness and Newtown. It is a beautiful and shockingly simple tale in two parts, which asks if it is possible to wake up one day and make good-enough better.' (Source: Belvoir St Theatre website.)