Michael Gow’s Away – On Demand

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Michael Gow’s Away – On Demand

Venue Online
Dates 20 August - 17 September 2021
Category Riverside Theatres Digital - Schools On Demand

Riverside Theatres Digital presents
Australian Theatre Live
A Sydney Theatre Company & Malthouse Theatre Production

Please Note: Available for schools only.

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

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.

Michael Gow’s classic Australian play explores themes of loss and change, as three mothers deal with their own personal grief and their attempt at letting go. Relationships are pushed to the edge as secrets are exposed and the pressure of social change takes its toll.

Performance Warning
This performance contains adult content and sexual references and is recommended for school years 9 – 12.

Schools Screenings
This title is available for on-demand for schools from Friday 20 August – Friday 17 September 2021.

How You Can Access

This play will be accessible on-demand into yours and your students home. It is only available to schools. Once the teacher makes a booking, they will be sent a unique link inside an information pack.

Access starts at the date and time the teacher chooses. Once purchased, Away will be available to you for a 7 day period only.

There is a flat fee of $200 per school (+GST if applicable). Ticket subsidy available of $50 per school (+GST if applicable).

Please email your date choices and school information to Education_Riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

No downloads allowed.

Playwright Michael Gow

Direction Matthew Lutton

Cast Marco Chiappi, Julia Davis, Wadih Dona, Glenn Hazeldine, Natasha Herbert, Heather Mitchell, Liam Nunan, Naomi Rukavina

Set & Costume Design Dale Ferguson

Lighting Design Paul Jackson

Sound Design J. David Franzke

Choreography by Stephanie Lake

Photography by Pia Johnson

“Remarkably timeless… captivating” – The Sydney Morning Herald

“Matthew Lutton is one of the most exhilarating directors in Australia today” – The Music

“Gow balances epic forces— dark and light, life and death, rage and forgiveness— elegantly and even delicately… In a way that is unsentimental, true, funny, affectionate and wise.” – Hilary Bell


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Ticket Prices

Per School $200