AMPAG, Melbourne Theatre Company Melbourne Theatre Company:Girls & Boys

Girls & Boys

Image Credits: Melbourne Theatre Company

November 2020

Thu 05 

Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company

Arts Centre Melbourne Fairfax Studio

MelbourneVIC

 
 

Kate Champion directs Robin McLeavy in the gripping one woman show, Girls & Boys by Dennis Kelly that begins as a beguiling tale of universal truths, before hitting home with the full force of a tsunami.

An unexpected meeting at an airport leads to an intense, passionate, head-over-heels relationship. Before long, they begin to settle down. Buy a house, juggle careers, have kids – theirs is an ordinary family. Until suddenly their world starts to unravel and things take a disturbing turn.

After captivating West End and New York audiences in 2018,Girls & Boysmakes its Australian Premiere at MTC, delivering a stunning one-woman show that begins as a beguiling tale of universal truths, before hitting home with the full force of a tsunami. This is theatre at its most raw, and most affecting – a mesmerising new work from the Tony Award-winning British playwright Dennis Kelly (Matilda: The Musical).

Girls & Boysis that unique gift of a play that takes its audience from uncontrollable laughter to utter devastation in just seconds. In the hands of Helpmann Award-winning directorKate Champion(Never Did Me Any Harm), and starringRobin McLeavy (Miss Julie), this promises to be theatre that will stay with you long after the curtains close.