Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole
Melville Theatre
Melville Theatre
12 Apr 2013 to 27 Apr 2013
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Tickets - Tickets are $18, $14 concession. Melville Theatre is donating $1 from every ticket sold, plus the proceeds of the nightly raffle and any donations, to The Smith Family, an organisation helping disadvantaged Australian children get the most out of their education.
Duration - 150 minutes
Not suitable for children

A MOVING story examining grief, laced with humour, compassion and honesty, is set to tug heartstrings at Melville Theatre next month.

Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Vanessa Jensen, Rabbit Hole won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was also adapted into a 2010 film with Nicole Kidman.

It follows Becca and Howie, who had the perfect life with a great marriage, beautiful house and lovely son.

But after a tragic accident, the couple faces the challenges of surviving great loss and making a life with the family that remains.

“It’s a beautifully written story of how a family copes with the most heartbreaking of situations,” Jensen said. “They laugh, cry, get angry, push each other away and also lean on each other.

“Rabbit Hole is a simple story, told perfectly – it’s sad but not depressing, funny without making light of the situation and finishes with a sense of hope yet doesn’t have a Hollywood-style happy ending.

“It’s a balanced, prize-winning script ...more
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