The Violent Outburst That Drew Me To You

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The Violent Outburst That Drew Me To You


Raffertys Theatre


21 November - 30 November 2013


Sixteen year old Connor is angry. He doesn’t know why, and he doesn’t know where to direct it. People and things he once liked annoy him. They itch, like sores. Anger doesn’t like other people. So Connor isolates himself in the middle of the country.  Soon he discovers that anger is hiding away with him. Connor knows he will be angry forever. Then a girl walks into the woods.  And it turns out she is angry too…The Inaugural recipient of a Sydney Myer Creative Fellowship, Finegan Kruckemeyer is one of Australia’s most exciting and celebrated playwrights. Coupled with Kate Gaul, a director who has worked with every major theatre company in Sydney on productions ranging from musicals, opera and drama to Shakespeare and set to the music of Daryl Wallis, The Violent Outburst That Drew Me To You is a twisted, foot-stamping, magical and musical tale full of illusion and surprise for angry young people…and door-slammers past and present.


WRITER: Finegan Kruckemeyer
DIRECTOR:  Kate Gaul
PERFORMED BY: Emily Ayoub, Branden Christine, Michael Cutrupi, Anthony Weir, Kate Worsley

Dates & Times:
11:00am, Thursday 21 November
7:30pm, Thursday 21 November
7:30pm, Friday 22 November
2:15pm, Saturday 23 November
7:30pm, Thursday 28 November
7:30pm, Friday 29 November
2:15pm, Saturday 30 November
7:30pm, Saturday 30 November

Adult $27, Conc. $23, 3 Play Package $60*
*Transaction fees may apply

“With its agile character swapping and role sharing, The Violent Outburst That Drew Me To You develops a hallucinatory quality which, given Connor’s swirling brain chemistry, feels just right.”  
– Jason Blake, SMH  
Read the full review here.

“… the play and this production will have a real appeal to teenage audiences, and some strong messages for them – and their parents!”
– Carol Wimmer, STAGE WHISPERS
Read the full review here.



Ticket Options

Adult $27
Concession $23
3 Play Pack $60
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $3.30

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