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Sunday, June 17 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
The Man in the Attic: experimentation in the rehearsal room

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Award-winning play The Man in the Attic tells an astonishing, true story: a German couple, having sheltered a Jew during WWII, decide not to tell him the war is over and continue to profit from his captivity. But as the husband overplays his hand and the wife becomes trapped in a conflict between greed and humanity, the Jew realises that something has changed… Experience the rehearsal process, as actor Barry French tackles one monologue and the director responds. Join the playwright, director and actors as they discuss theatrical choices and the play’s themes.

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Moira Blumenthal

Moira has produced and directed mainstream professional theatre internationally since 1988. Locally she has worked with the Seymour Centre, the Sydney Theatre Company and the Sydney Opera House, with productions that have included Australian premieres of Via Dolorosa, From Door to... Read More →
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Colleen Cook

Colleen’s theatre credits include Fräulein Schneider in Cabaret (New Theatre), Belle of the Cross (Old Fitz), King Lear (Harlos), 42nd Street (Her Majesty’s Theatre). TV work includes Rake, Love My Way and Water Rats. Colleen directed and designed Sylph (Old 505, Depot Theatre... Read More →
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Timothy Daly

Timothy Daly is one of Australia’s most internationally-produced playwrights, with a string of national and international productions and awards to his credit. Actors such as Academy-Award winners Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush have appeared in his plays. His play, Derrida In... Read More →
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Barry French

Barry has a BA (Dramatic Art) majoring in Design and Acting and most recently did Cyrano de Bergerac and The Taming of the Shrew, for Sport for Jove, and The Chosen, for Moira Blumenthal Productions. He recently directed Marat/Sade at the New Theatre. In July, Barry will be performing... Read More →

Sunday June 17, 2018 4:15pm - 5:15pm AEST

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