Between the Streetlight and the Moon
- Presented by MopHead Productions.
- 'Between the Streetlight and the Moon' by Melita Rowston.
- Directed by Anthony Skuse.
- A brand new Australian work!
Who’s the woman in Manet’s paintings… and what’s she hiding?
Zadie is writing a book that’s going to blow the international art world apart… or so she’s been telling everyone for nine years. She claims her book will prove once and for all that an illicit affair between Belle Epoque artists Eduoard Manet and Berthe Morisot actually occurred. There’s only one problem – she can’t find the letter that proves her theory; and she happens to be the only academic who believes this letter exists. Obsessed with what she believes to be a 'perfect' love affair between two dead artists, one that she has largely been able to chart through a series of 11 intimate, fraught and exposing portraits, Zadie has buried herself in papers, archives, dossiers and letters to the point where her grip on reality is becoming uncertain.
Between the Streetlight and the Moon was one of five finalists for the Sydney Theatre Company Patrick White Playwright Award in 2016 and was also shortlisted for The Silver Gull Award in 2015.
“…soulfulness, passion and intelligence.”
“Humour and heartbreak are balanced brilliantly.”
“The characters are complex and flawed, yet enormously appealing and relatable.”
(Sydney Theatre Company Panel)
- With Lucy Miller, Ben McIvor, Suzanne Pereira, Joanna Downing & Lani Tupu
Producers - Stephen Multari & Eloise Snape
Associate Producer - Chad Traupmann
Production Manager - Maria Spataro
Stage Manager - Sunil Chandra
Lighting Designer - Chris Page
Set and Costume Designer - Jeremy Allen
Sound Designer - Benjamin Freeman
Vocal and accent coach - Linda Nicholls-Gidley
Front of House Manager - Cat Dibley
- 5 - 27 May 2017
Tuesday – Saturday 8pm, Sunday 5pm.
King Cross Theatre (KXT)
Level 2, 244–248 William St, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW 2011
- Contact Details
Publicist: Jai Higgs - email@example.com
- Front of House Manager - Cat Dibley
- Enquiries - firstname.lastname@example.org
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