THIS WIDE NIGHT

4.5 Stars ★★★★☆ ArtsHub 4.5 Stars ★★★★☆ The Music

“An unadorned small masterpiece.”

“Both actors handle the material with a nuanced, tender energy”

“Director Elias Jamieson Brown executes a confident, tense, bare-bones production, where there is nowhere for his actors to hide, and the long littleness of life is fully on display in an inescapable, Beckettesque fishbowl.”

– Anna Westbrook, ArtsHub

“Brown has guided his actors to astonishing performances.

“I was moved to tears several times in the show, by both Robinson and Sara – seeing their tough exteriors crumble… an extraordinary piece of theatre.

– Keith Gow, keithgow.com

“At once simple in its execution and complex at its core, This Wide Night is a testament to the power of theatre not as a vehicle for sympathy from above, but engagement in the lives of others.”

“Both performances are inexhaustibly absorbing — director Elias Jamieson Brown’s work here is excellent… “

The play is mesmerising in its authenticity “

– Cameron Colwell, The Music

“The performances are excellent, catching all the ebbs and flows of dependence and of feeling trapped, of need and rejection.”

Michael Brindley, Stage Whispers 

“Refined Performances that tapped into a rawness of the human condition that was tangible.”

Stevie Zipper, Theatre Unzipped

“A watershed moment of what the raw power of committed and sophisticated acting, writing and directing can achieve.”

Peter Blackburn, Theatre Director

“The director Elias gave it such room to breathe. It was terrifically moving and everybody in the audience was knocked for six. It was really something special.” – Iain Sinclair, Theatre Director


Listen to the creative team chat with Rafael Epstein ABC DRIVE

WRITTEN BY Chloë Moss DIRECTED BY Elias Jamieson Brown PRODUCED BY Green Light Theatre Performers Claire Sara, Sancia Robinson

“If you shouted in space, even if someone was standing right next to you they wouldn’t be able to hear you.”

On her release from prison, Lorraine heads straight to Marie’s. On the inside they used to share everything, but the friendship that once protected them now threatens to smother the fragile freedom they have found.

Proudly supporting Flat Out

Green Light Theatre proudly partnered with Flat Out, during select charity night performances across July and December 2019.

Flat Out is a state-wide homelessness support, outreach and advocacy service for women who have had contact with the criminal justice and/or prison system.

Flat Out has an Outreach Support & Advocacy team providing intensive casework support and the Women Transforming Justice Project Senior Outreach team, providing Intensive Court support for women.

For more info, visit www.flatout.org.au


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