Noni Hazlehurst in Mother by Daniel Keene
Thursday 20 October
Group 6+ $26.00
Group 15+ $18.00
Theatre play (MA15+)
Presented by Ipswich Civic Centre and IF Theatre
Christie (Noni Hazlehurst) has found herself at the fringe of the world. Homeless, aging, living on the outskirts of suburbia, she attracts the curiosity of the locals with the story of her colourful, troubled life. In Mother award-winning Australian playwright Daniel Keene explores the concept of homelessness as a metaphor for disconnection. Christie’s story is part-truth, part-fiction, and even she is no longer sure which is which. Beneath her wild exaggerations and fantastic tales of loves lost and struggles overcome there are haunting truths that she would rather forget.
She may have been cast out of society, but she can never escape from herself.
Mother, a one-woman play written for acclaimed, award winning actor Noni Hazlehurst (City Homicide, A Place To Call Home, The Heretic), is the newest work from Daniel Keene (Boxman, Life Without Me, The Serpent’s Teeth) directed by his long-time collaborator Matt Scholten.
Delving into the significance of our primary relationships, this provocative performance will leave you haunted with understanding and sympathy for those living on the farthest edges of society.
There but by the grace of God go we…
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FREE Program included plus ‘Meet and Greet’ the artists after the show.
Recommended for a mature audience 15 years and over.
NONI IS SIMPLY MESMERISING
(Shane Douthie, Wangaratta Chronicle 2015)
CRITICS LOVE MOTHER
(Josephine Gibney, Sunraysia Daily 2015)
DANIEL KEENE IS A DANGEROUS PLAYWRIGHT, HE WORKS RIGHT ON THE MORAL EDGE
(Sydney Morning Herald)
[KEENE] BRINGS AN UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF TOUCH TO GRAVE MATERIAL
(Cameron Woodhead, The Age on Boxman)