Follow Me Home is a new work by Lewis Treston, created in association with ATYP and the Advocate for Children and Young People. Developed in consultation with over eighty young people who’ve experience homelessness in NSW, the work provides a unique insight into the varied ways homelessness may occur, and its impacts on the lives of young people.
Washed in the sorrows of nine morally corrupted characters, this 1971 German play embeds the fears of drunken misfits who share their concern towards issues that are much too familiar to the ones we all still face today.
Written by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and picked up by Blood On The Cat’s Neckchallenges the way we observe both theatre as well as otDirector Saro Luxty-Cavallari,hers, and invites us to be voyeurs into the characters' tragic wins and failures. Entering a bar scene, the audience steps into and onto stage to become part of a set that would seem empty without them. This interactive element is a powerful decision that lets us determine where to stand as we are witness to the torments on display.
Here at Playwave we are big fans of Sydney Film Festival. But with a chock-a-block program over twelve days, it's hard to know what to see. Our Playwave Creatives have taken the time to sift through the ocean of gems to pick out their diamonds in this year's program. Check out their highlights!
Small Mouth Sounds is a witty comedy, executed with life and enthusiasm. The story takes place in a meditation retreat, and when our six participants take a vow of silence, they have to survive the next few days without the most human means of communication: words.