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The Children


Wed 7 Mar 2018, 8:00pm
Thu 8 Mar 2018, 8:00pm
Fri 9 Mar 2018, 8:00pm
Sat 10 Mar 2018, 4:00pm
Sat 10 Mar 2018, 8:30pm

Where: Southbank Theatre, 140 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank, Victoria

Restrictions: 15+

Listed by: melbtheatreco

In an idyllic cottage on the British coast, two retired nuclear scientists are enjoying the quiet life. Outside, the world is in chaos after a devastating Fukushima-like disaster. Then one day, an old friend arrives with a frightening proposition. The fallout will be cataclysmic.

Award-winning playwright Lucy Kirkwood’s brilliant new play The Children asks big questions about the responsibility that each generation faces in leaving a better world for the next, with Pamela Rabe (Wentworth), Sarah Peirse (Switzerland) and William Zappa (Rock ‘n’ Roll) balancing the stark realities of our times with intrigue and humour. This Australian premiere is directed by MTC Associate Director Sarah Goodes.