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Kate Davis Kate Davis i(A150079 works by)
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  • Other works: 'Frankenstein', co-created with Emma Valente. Performed at the Beckett Theatre: 21 March-5 April 2014

Awards for Works

Cain and Abel 2014 single work drama

'And while they were in the field Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.

Genesis 4

'The biblical story of Cain and Abel is the story of the first act of violence – an act that ricocheted across millennia and divided civilisations. It is the genesis of a vision of history as man on man, brother on brother, blood on the earth.

'Cain and Abel is a show about violence and reinventing history, made by women. Melbourne theatre-makers THE RABBLE are a law unto themselves, and it’s thrilling to see.

'Their method is basically to take a big idea, lock themselves in a room, and make a piece of theatre. The big idea here is the tale from Genesis and its many iterations – Milton and Byron, Baudelaire and Baby Jane.

'After the knock-out success of Orlando and The Story of O in Melbourne, 'Cain and Abel' is the next installment in THE RABBLE’s assault on the great stories of Western civilisation.'(Production summary)

2017 shortlisted Victorian Green Room Awards Production : Theatre - Independent (The Rabble and the Substation)
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