The Events The Events
State Theatre Company of South Australia
Belvoir
Touring Show
25 Feb 2016 to 12 Jun 2016


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Tour Dates and Locations
25 Feb 20165 Mar 2016Her Majesty's Theatre - Adelaide
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12 May 201612 Jun 2016Belvoir St Theatre
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Synopsis
Presented by State Theatre Company, Belvoir and Malthouse Theatre in association with Adelaide Festival
By David Greig

The Australian premiere production of a thought-provoking and uplifting international phenomenon, starring the extraordinary Catherine McClements.

When Claire, a priest, survives a massacre she sets out on a quest to answer the most difficult question of all—‘why?’ It’s a journey that takes her to the edge of reason, science, politics and faith.

Award-winning Scottish playwright David Greig’s The Events follows a community’s search for compassion, peace and understanding in the wake of unthinkable violence. This play asks big questions: how far can forgiveness stretch in the face of atrocity; how can we live together knowing that it can all come apart in an instant?

Delving into faith, politics, and reason, this brilliantly inventive piece showcases a different local community choir at each performance. Featuring soaring choral music, The Events tells of t ...more
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