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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Fury
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'Alice and Patrick are conscientious and thoughtful, educated and open-minded, and that’s how they’ve raised their son, Joe. One evening, Joe’s teacher arrives to tell them that Joe is in trouble. Detained by police, he has committed an act of vandalism. Against the local mosque.

'Fury pushes into controversial territory: where personal sacrifice and responsibility are pitted against political correctness, and “good” people must confront the limitations of their empathy in the face of terror.

Are the children who are inheriting the world forced to place pragmatism ahead of conscience, or are idealism and hope the only way forward?'

Source: Red Stitch Theatre.

Exhibitions

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Production Details

  • Performed by the Sydney Theatre Company, Wharf 1 Theatre 15 April - 8 June, 2013.

    Lighting Design: Nick Schlieper and Chris Twyman.

    Composer and Sound Designer: Max Lyandvert.

    Director: Andrew Upton.

    Assistant Director: Imara Savage.

    Cast: Yure Covich, Harry Greenwood, Geraldine Hakewill, Claire Jones, Robert Menzies, Sarah Peirse, and Tahki Saul.


    Produced by Red Stitch Theatre, Melbourne, 29 May - 1 July 2018 (Victorian premiere).

    Directors: Brett Cousins and Ella Caldwell.

    Set & Costume Design: Chloe Greaves.

    Lighting Design: Kris Chainey.

    Sound Design: The Sweats.

    Assistant Director: Casey Filips.

    Stage Manager: Hannah Bullen.

    Assistant Stage Manager: Hayden Collins.

    Assistant Designer: Alexander Rothnie.

    Cast: Joe Petruzzi, Danielle Carter, Chris Connelly, Shayne Francis, Dushan Philips, and Sean Rees-Wemyss. 

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First known date: 2013
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Stories of Love & Deception Joanna Murray-Smith , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2015 8556265 2015 selected work drama

    'Stories of Love and Deception is a keenly engaging discussion of our most dearly-held values and their ramifications. Ludicrous and incisive, this collection invites us to confront those questions of morality most threatening to life as we know it. Day One, A Hotel, Evening - Graciously irreverent, this play explores the revelations of three couples entangled in a web of extra-marital indiscretions. It asks us, 'What is love?' in a glaringly honest, deeply searching and ultimately sobering way. True Minds - An irresistible portrait of courage and inner conviction, True Minds is cogent and facetious. When two families on the brink of matrimonial union become stranded in a freak storm, will the couple's dawning incompatibility coax them to fight for integrity as the only reliably stable choice? Fury - After the news of their 19-year-old son's hate crime on a local mosque, Alice, an award-winning, cancer-curing scientist, and husband Patrick, a novelist,are forced into a whirlwind of self-examination and stripping back of decades-old secrets. In the harrowing unfolding of hypocrisies and brash pragmatism, Fury hones in on our true motivations and their lasting consequences.'

    Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2015
    pg. 145-202

Works about this Work

Heady Days Louise Nunn , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 April 2013; (p. 13)
Secret and Lies Exposed in Bourgeois Nightmare Deborah Jones , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 22 April 2013; (p. 12)

— Review of Fury Joanna Murray-Smith , 2013 single work drama
'I Spend Hours Pulling Myself to Pieces' : Joanna Murray Smith Elissa Blake (interviewer), 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 April 2013; (p. 4-5) The Age , 13-14 April 2013; (p. 16)
Secret and Lies Exposed in Bourgeois Nightmare Deborah Jones , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 22 April 2013; (p. 12)

— Review of Fury Joanna Murray-Smith , 2013 single work drama
'I Spend Hours Pulling Myself to Pieces' : Joanna Murray Smith Elissa Blake (interviewer), 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 April 2013; (p. 4-5) The Age , 13-14 April 2013; (p. 16)
Heady Days Louise Nunn , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 April 2013; (p. 13)
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