“One of the most popular Australian plays ever written.” – Time Out Melbourne.
Join us for a preview screening of the Australian National Theatre live AWAY and enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival.
“Matthew Lutton is one of the most exhilarating directors in Australia today.” – The Music.
It’s the summer of 1967, and 3 families head away for a beach holiday. Set against a backdrop of war and social revolution, they find themselves caught up in their own storm of secrets and conflict.
Michael Gow’s classic Australian play explores themes of loss and change, as 3 mothers deal with their own personal grief and their attempt at letting go.
Relationships are pushed to the edge as secrets are exposed and the pressure of social change takes its toll.
Deep themes and astounding visuals have cemented this as a well-studied addition of Australia’s theatre canon.
Filmed at Melbourne’s famous Malthouse Theatre, this is a co-production with Sydney Theatre Company.