Equus - State Theatre South Australia 2000
by Peter Shaffer
Equus is a play by Peter Shaffer written in 1973, telling the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious/sexual fascination with horses.
Shaffer was inspired to write Equus when he heard of a crime involving a 17-year-old who blinded six horses in a small town near London.He set out to construct a fictional account of what might have caused the incident, without knowing any of the details of the crime. The play's action is something of a detective story, involving the attempts of the child psychiatrist, Dr. Martin Dysart, to understand the cause of the boy's actions while wrestling with his own sense of purpose.
Equus State theatre SA - Bob Baines, Vanessa Downing, Sheila Duncan, Damon Gameau, Peter Green, Mark Hodge, Martin Jacobs, Kate Roberts, Lucy Slattery
Director - Marion Potts
Designer - Justin Kurzel
Lighting - Nigel Levings
Stage Manager - Amanda Adam
Playbill / Program Date Aug 2000 - The Optima Playhouse
Size 145 x 210 mm
Condition: Used Good 8/10
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