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Past Show

17 Jul - 01 Aug

Heath Ledger Theatre

An epic truth-telling of hauntings and history that will speak to us all.

York

In collaboration with WA Youth Theatre Company

Set in and around an abandoned hospital in the township of York, on Ballardong Nyoongar country, this epic piece of truth-telling blends humour and horror to uncover the buried histories we have built over. Slipping through time and genres, York unveils the pasts we invent and the pasts we fail to acknowledge.

Inspired by 200 years of real accounts, this daring new work sheds light on how our stories are told – and who tells them.

Neighbour,

I’ve been having trouble sleeping. Perhaps it’s that we haven’t been here very long but… do you hear it? There’s a pulse. A voice. Underneath and around. I’ve stripped back the wall paper and lifted the carpet. I’ve pulled up the floorboards and stand with a sledgehammer above the foundations. The tension is climbing up the walls and through the beams.

There’s something unsettled here.

Something needing to be heard.

Dates

17 Jul - 01 Aug

Venue

Heath Ledger Theatre

Duration

2 hrs 20 mins (incl interval)

Content Warning

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audience members are warned that the following production includes representation of deceased persons. The production contains coarse language, strobe lighting, supernatural activity and adult themes including depiction of intergenerational trauma, frontier violence, hanging and death in custody.

Media

Artists

Shakira Clanton

Cast

Isaac Diamond

Cast

Jo Morris

Jo Morris

Cast

Ben Mortley

Cast

Benjamin Narkle

Cast

Jacob Narkle

Cast

Sophie Quin

Cast

Alison van Reeken

Cast

Maitland Schnaars

Cast

Elise Wilson

Cast

Ian Michael

Ian Michael

Writer

Chris Isaacs

Writer

Clare Watson

Clare Watson

Director

Zoë Atkinson

Zoë Atkinson

Set & Costume Designer

Lucy Birkinshaw

Lucy Birkinshaw

Lighting Designer

Dr Clint Bracknell

Composer & Sound Designer

Polly Low

Polly Low

Dramaturg

Julia Moody

Julia Moody

Voice Coach

Nastassja Norwood

Fight Director

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