Information

  • WHEN /

    18 Apr- 18 May 

  • WHERE /

    Beckett Theatre 

  • DURATION /

    1 hour and 45 minutes, no interval

  • WARNING /

    Contains frequent coarse language 

Season 2013

Dance of Death

// Dürrenmatt’s comedy is of the blackest sort

Information

  • WHEN /

    18 Apr- 18 May 

  • WHERE /

    Beckett Theatre 

  • DURATION /

    1 hour and 45 minutes, no interval

  • WARNING /

    Contains frequent coarse language 

Twenty-five years of wedded hell has given Alice and Edgar a special gift – they know how exactly to destroy one another. And their hatred has forged a bond stronger than any romance.

When Alice’s cousin (and ex-lover) Kurt arrives on the island, a raucous ménage à trois ensues that is more absurd than amorous.

Structured as a boxing match in which no blow is too low, Dance of Death is a brutally hilarious experience.

Utterly engrossing and deliciously gladiatorial. Koman's performance is masterclass material. McClory ... I dare say we've not seen her better.

- THE AUSTRALIAN

undeniably bold and dangerous.

- HERALD SUN
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By / Friedrich Dürrenmatt 
English Text by / Tom Holloway
Directed by / Matthew Lutton
Set & Costume Design / Dale Ferguson
Lighting Design / Paul Jackson                
Composition & Sound Design / Kelly Ryall
Stage Manager / Tia Clark                          
Performers / Jacek Koman, Belinda McClory, David Paterson

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES 

TTT: TIME TO TALK 
Tuesday, 30 April

AUSLAN INTERPRETED 
7.30pm, Wednesday 1 May

Proudly supported by Malthouse Theatre’s Future Fund.

Key image photography by Scottie Cameron.  
Art Direction/ Chase & Galley