2017 Season Program

Theatre Works presents

Lifetime Guarantee

9 February 2017 - 26 February 2017

Charles is a Millennial who wants to have kids, live in Spring Street speculation ‘The Dream’, and for his lover Dan to hold his hand in public. Jodie is Charles’ assistant. She’s new in town. She can’t control her own human instincts but wants to take her industrial design to the next level.

Theatre Works and The Rabble present

Joan

20 April 2017 - 30 April 2017

Joan is a teenage girl. A virgin soldier who will convince an army of men that she hears the voice of the divine. Her body will become the site of a nation’s anxieties and hopes. She will burn.

Theatre Works and Fraught Outfit present

Book of Exodus – Part I

31 May 2017 - 18 June 2017

BOOK OF EXODUS invokes spectacles of pure power; the plagues, the burning bush, the golden calf, and a community at the mercy of the Law. Inspired by the biblical text, Fraught Outfit’s BOOK OF EXODUS is performed by an ensemble of children on the brink of an unknowable future.

Theatre Works and Don't Look Away Present

Frankenstein

20 July 2017 - 29 July 2017

In 2017 Theatre Works is thrilled to present the work of Director Phil Rouse with his production of Lally Katz’ FRANKENSTEIN.

Theatre Works and Dee & Cornelius present

Big Heart

6 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

Punctuated by moments of catharsis and joy, BIG HEART is the story of a woman who adopts a child from each of the continents – hoping to offer them a life free of poverty, war or neglect. From formidable Writer/Director duo Dee & Cornelius.

Theatre Works, Melbourne Festival and The Guerrilla Museum present

All Of My Friends Were There

5 October 2017 - 11 October 2017

Blow out the candles on your expectations. This is your life – seen through the prism of your most memorable birthdays. But just whose birthday is it?

Theatre Works and Fraught Outfit present

Book of Exodus – Part II

18 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

BOOK OF EXODUS invokes spectacles of pure power; the plagues, the burning bush, the golden calf, and a community at the mercy of the Law. Inspired by the biblical text, Fraught Outfit’s BOOK OF EXODUS is performed by an ensemble of children on the brink of an unknowable future.

Theatre Works and Rawcus present

Song For A Weary Throat

29 November 2017 - 10 December 2017

What is it that propels us to get up after loss, after heartbreak, after failure?