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Away by Michael Gow - Queensland Theatre Company

Away is a play written by the Australian playwright Michael Gow. First performed by the Griffin Theatre Company in 1986, it tells the story of three internally conflicted families holidaying on the coast for Christmas, 1968.Away has become one of the most widely produced Australian plays of all time and is part of the Higher School Certificate syllabi or general High School Curriculum in many states, including Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. With the play's conscious nods to Shakespeare (it opens with the school's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and ends with King Lear.) Gow emphasises the performativity of individual human responses to death, racism, class, and relationships. Gow sees the play as largely autobiographical.

Away (Play) Leon Cain, Sue Dwyer, Barbara Lowing, Joss McWilliam, Daniel Murphy, Francesca Savige, Richard Sydenham, Georgina Symes

Director Michael Gow
Designer Robert Kemp
Lighting Damien Cooper
Composer/Sound Brett Collery
Choreographer Neridah Waters
Stage Manager Allana Sheard

Playbill / Program Date May - Jun 2006 Qpac

Size 170 x 200 mm and Pages 34 , Information and Pictures of Cast and Crew

Condition: Used Good 8/10 

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