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Fragments by Maura Pierlot

23 - 27 October 2019

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Performance Details

Wednesday 23 - Friday 25 October, 7:30pm
Saturday 26 October, 4pm
Saturday 26 October, 7:30pm
Sunday 27 October, 4pm
Duration:
75min
Venue:
Street 2

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Raw and real. Follow eight young people as they try to find hope and their sense of self in the face of adversity.

 

Eight young people navigating high school and beyond, each struggling to hold on – to family, to friends, to a piece of themselves. Each presenting their best selves to others, plagued by self-doubt and self-loathing when alone. Perhaps you know them. The bubbly girl who keeps telling you she’s okay. The high achiever who’s suddenly so intense. The young teen with the fake Instagram account. The boy challenged by communication. Every single day they, and others, are working hard to keep it together. So hard, they don’t see their friends are struggling, too.

 

Award-winning Canberra-based author and playwright Maura Pierlot fashions a riveting set of eight dramatic, interrelated stories about mental health voiced by young people chipping away at the stigma that prevents many people from seeking help. Returning to The Street director  Shelly Higgs leads an exciting  ensemble of next-gen Canberra actors in this beautifully realised exploration of connectedness. Theatre that will make you think and get you talking.

Director: Shelly Higgs

Sound Design:  Kyle Sheedy

Lighting Design:  James Tighe

Design:  Imogen Keen  

Cast: Damon Baudin,  Tom Bryson, Linda Chen, Holly Johnson,  Zane Menegazzo,  Marni Mount, Erin Pierlot, Prithvi Saxena

 

Fragments contains images and references that some people may find confronting or distressing.

 

Learn More:

Getting to Know: Maura Pierlot

Getting to Know: Fragments Cast (part 1) (part 2)

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THE STREET PRESENTS

FRAGMENTS BY MAURA PIERLOT

Wednesday 23rd October 7.30pm
Thursday 24th October 7.30pm
Friday 25th October 7.30pm
Saturday 26th October  4pm + 7.30pm
Sunday 27th October 4pm

TICKETS:
STANDARD: $35
CONCESSION: $32
UNDER 30: $30
STUDENT: $25

Fragments contains images and references that some people may find confronting or distressing.

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STREET TWO | UNRESERVED | DURATION 75 MINUTES

Location

15 Childers St,

City West ACT 2601

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