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PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK by Tom Wright
PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON THE DOOR
ONCE TRYBOOKING CLOSES
(4pm weekday performances, 2pm weekend performances)
University of Adelaide Theatre Guild Inc.
the South Australian premiere of
PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK
by Tom Wright, based on the book by Joan Lindsay
Directed by Geoff Brittain
“The Rock has made a lot of trouble for a lot of people since the day of the picnic.”
The year is 1900, the location Appleyard College, a private girls’ school near Melbourne, the date, St Valentine’s Day. It’s a blistering summer’s day and four pupils and their teacher set off for a picnic at nearby Hanging Rock. They were supposed to be back in time for dinner. All but one vanish, never to be seen again.
The events that happened on that St Valentine’s Day affected so many lives, so many people, and so many generations ahead.
The great mystery of the picnic at Hanging Rock remains. Or rather, mysteries. For two questions lie at the heart of both the legend and its continued popularity. Is the story true? And, if it is, what happened to those girls?
The Theatre Guild is thrilled to present the South Australian première of Joan Lindsay’s enduring, chilling Australian cult classic, adapted for the stage by Tom Wright. Five young performers struggle to solve the mystery of the missing girls and their teacher. Their tale will terrify the pants off you!
Will there ever be an explanation for what happened on that summer’s day?Cast: Laura Antoniazzi, Gabi Douglas, Zanny Edhouse, Zoe Muller and Rhoda Sylvester
Saturday 6 October 2018, 7.30pm Opening Night
Sunday 7 October 2018, 4pm Matinee
Wednesday to Saturday 10-13 & 17-20 October 2018, 7.30pm
Little Theatre, The Cloisters, University of Adelaide
Tickets: $22 Full / $18 Concession
Group Bookings: 10+ at Concession rate
NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES AVAILABLE
There will be demolition works in the Cloisters commencing Monday 15 October until February 2019 and the Cloisters car park and the Cloisters itself will be closed. Limited parking will be available in the Barr Smith Lawns car park with access via gate 8, off Victoria Drive, but please allow extra time for finding somewhere to park.
Pedestrian access to the theatre will be via the road on campus leading directly ahead once entering from Gate 10 off Victoria Drive, (the western side of Lady Symon Building and Union House). Then turn left into On Dit Lane, the laneway between the northern side of the theatre and Lady Symon Building.
PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON THE DOOR ONCE TRYBOOKING CLOSES (4pm weekday performances, 2pm weekend performances).
LIMITED PARKING IS AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS FOR A FEE DETERMINED BY THE UNIVERSITY. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR PARKING WHEN THERE IS AN EVENT ON AT THE ADELAIDE OVAL.
THERE IS NO NEED TO PRINT YOUR TICKETS BUT PLEASE PRESENT YOURSELF TO THE BOX OFFICE SO WE KNOW YOU HAVE ARRIVED.
NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES AVAILABLE.
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