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Away: Performance On Screen


Raffertys Theatre


19 January - 20 December 2019

Event Type

Cinema Screening

Australian National Theatre Live in partnership with
Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre present
AWAY: Performance On Screen
By Michael Gow

Featuring post-screening Q&A with the creative director of Australian National Theatre Live, Grant Dodwell on Sunday 20 January

★★★★ “Remarkably timeless… captivating.” – The Sydney Morning Herald

Michael Gow’s award-winning modern classic is a moving portrayal of Australian families. Captured live on stage at Sydney Theatre Company and screened at Riverside, don’t miss this unique opportunity to see the 2017 production featuring an exceptional cast, from the ‘best seat in the house’.

It’s the summer of 1967, and three families head away for a beach holiday. Set against a backdrop of war and social revolution, they find themselves caught up in their own storm of secrets and conflict.

E – Exempt from Classification

FYI this screening contains sexual references

Dates & Times

General Public Screenings in Raffertys Theatre
Saturday 19 January 2019 at 1pm
Sunday 20 January 2019 at 1pm (Includes Q&A)

Schools Screenings in Raffertys Theatre
Tuesday 26 March 2019 at 10am

Schools Cinema On Demand
Can’t make the available sessions? This title is available as ‘Cinema On Demand’ from 15 November 2018 – 20 December 2019. To request a session time for your school group simply complete the ‘Cinema On Demand Schools Booking Form’ with your date and time preferences. For more information, email

Photo by James Green

Director Matthew Lutton Set and Costume Designer  Dale Ferguson Lighting Designer  Paul Jackson Sound Designer  J. David Franzke Cast  Marco Chiappi Julia Davis Wadih Dona Glenn Hazeldine Natasha Herbert Heather Mitchell Liam Nunan Naomi Rukavina


CURRICULUM LINKS AND RESOURCES Download the curriculum links here: Away Curriculum Links Download the teacher’s resources here: Away – In the Know Away – On Cue Away – Sketchbook Download Riverside’s risk assessment here: Riverside’s Risk Assessment Details Download a generic sample risk assessment here: Generic Sample Risk Assessment ACCESS Download information about access at Riverside here: Access at Riverside

HOW TO BOOK CINEMA ON DEMAND STEP 1 Nominate date options for your screening. Dates must be within the available date range for the specific film you choose. STEP 2 Download, fill out and send back the Cinema on Demand Schools Booking Form STEP 3 Riverside Theatres Education Bookings Coordinator will be in touch to confirm your screening.

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1 hour 50 minutes (No interval)

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