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THIS ROOM HOLDS HER MEMORY

World Premiere

Written by award winning playwright Laura Lethlean (Pillow Fight), this new work is a deep meditation on a particular experience an elderly man had in his youth. His memory of the event oscillates. It turns over in his mind and what he thought he knew is challenged. He is confronted with hidden truth, beauty and dread. He enters the room with nothing left to lose. The room that holds her memory.

5 - 15 June, 2024
At Explosives Factory
Written by Laura Lethlean

Directed by Ariette Taylor

Ariette Taylor returns with a compelling new production about memory, attraction and dread.

Wed 5 June 7:30pm (PREVIEW)
Thurs 6 June 7:30pm (OPENING)
Fri 7 June 7:30pm
Sat 8 June 7:30pm

Tue 11 June 7:30pm
Wed 12 June 7:30pm
Thurs 13 June 7:30pm
Fri 14 June 7:30pm
Sat 15 June 7:30pm

Full price $45.00
Concession $35.00
Preview $28.00
Mob Tix $20.00

       Theatre Works: Explosives Factory.

Address: Rear Laneway 67 Inkerman Street, St Kilda.
This venue is not wheelchair accessible.
Public Transport: 3/97 Tram.
Parking: Street.

Previous reviews of Taylor's work

'Ariette Taylor, who has spent the better part of seven years bringing this production to the stage, has crafted a work that is bold, ambitious and above all humane.

This production is a revelation, in many senses of the word, revealing not only its beauty and elegance but also its underlying motivations and theatricality as it unfolds.'

Australian Stage on The Lower Depths 

'this is not naturalism or expressionism, or any other theatrical mode: it is something quiet and enclosed, which, in its careful, truthful way points toward a new existence...'

Duration: 65 minutes / no interval

Director: Ariette Taylor
Writer: Laura Lethlean

Cast: Anca Frankenhaeuser, Patrick Harding-Irmer, Pearl Southgate, Zachary Medved

Puppeteer: Lizz Lethlean

Lighting Design: Philip Lethlean
Puppet Designer: Philip Millar

Producer: Matthew Connell

Australian Book Review on Dreamers

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