Elvis wants Rosie. Rosie wants to escape. Maddie doesn’t know what the hell she wants, but it sure isn’t this.
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While Rosie weighs up the needs of community with her own life dreams, Elvis juggles a life of crime with a tougher path on the straight-and-narrow, and Maddie faces life as a single parent.
CUSP juxtaposes the Northern Territory’s vast Top End landscape with the turbulent lives of three emerging adults as they swim against the tide of irrevocable change; balancing choice versus fate in a world where, as Elvis observes, “Some people just get better choices than others.”
ATYP is proud to have commissioned this urgent new work by award-winning playwright Mary Anne Butler.
A co-production with Brown’s Mart Theatre (NT)
This production contains adult themes, frequent coarse language, descriptions of sexual acts and references to trauma and self harm.
Age recommendation: 15+ for GP, Years 11 & 12 for schools
Presented by ATYP
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