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Gorgon single work   drama   - 60 minutes
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Gorgon
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'Meet Lee and Maz. Best mates, invulnerable. It’s summer, their last year of school and they are going to go off. They are young and beautiful, tanned and strong. On one fateful night they are drunk and high, driving on the highway. Life shatters and only one is left to pick up the pieces.

'Meet Lola. She looks exactly like Maz. Makes sense; she’s his sister. His twin. In the face of tragedy she’s looking for answers.

'A theatrical thrill ride, Gorgon looks at the tricky dividing line between friendship and love, anger and grief. With a perceptive and sympathetic ear, it charts one of the most difficult moments of transition in life, from late adolescence to adulthood.' (Production summary)

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Via State Theatre Company of South Australia.

Production Details

  • World premiere presented by State Theatre Company. Performed at Tatiara Civic Centre, Bordertown, Adelaide, 17 May 2016; the Space Theatre, Adelaide, 3-7 May 2016; and Institute Theatre, Port Augusta, 25 May 2016.

    Director: Nescha Jelk.

    Designer: Kathryn Sproul.

    Lighting Designer: Chris Petridis.

    Composer: Will Spartalis.

    Cast includes Chiara Gabrielli and James Smith.

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Works about this Work

Gorgon Evokes Greek Drama, Tragic and Comic Patrick McDonald , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 May 2016; (p. 22)
Gender Duality in World of Adolescent Alienation Murray Bramwell , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 5 May 2016; (p. 20)

— Review of Gorgon Elena Carapetis , 2016 single work drama
Gender Duality in World of Adolescent Alienation Murray Bramwell , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 5 May 2016; (p. 20)

— Review of Gorgon Elena Carapetis , 2016 single work drama
Gorgon Evokes Greek Drama, Tragic and Comic Patrick McDonald , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 May 2016; (p. 22)
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