Quills
  
Quills
Mockingbird Theatre
Arts House - Meat Market Pavilion
1 Aug 2014 to 15 Aug 2014
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Tickets
$30.00 Full / $25.00 Concession, Groups of 10 or more. (+ Booking Fee) Preview Friday August 1 $20.00
Duration - 180 minutes
Restrictions/Warnings
Not suitable for children
Contains loud noises
Strobe lighting effects used
Nudity
Simulated sex scenes
Drug use
Coarse language
Smoke effects used
Warning: The play contains violence, nudity, sexually explicit action and language. Adults Only.



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Synopsis
The Victorian premiere of Doug Wright's Obie Award-winning play Quills  - a provocative and daring study of sexuality and madness. What happens when the lunatics rule the asylum!

Mockingbird Theatre Company Members Adam Ward and Andrea McCannon feature in  the Victorian premiere of Doug Wright's titillating journey into the salacious life and sadistically twisted mind of the notorious sexual libertine, Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as the Marquis de Sade. Quills is directed by award-winning Mockingbird Theatre Artistic Director Chris Baldock and assisted by Soren Jensen, and opens at Arts House, Meat Market, on Saturday August 2, 2014 at 8pm.

It is 1814 in the lunatic asylum Charenton where the French aristocrat, philosopher, writer and pornographer, the Marquis de Sade, is passing time by wielding his quill. A prolific and eloquent writer, de Sade spent more than 32 years of his life incarcerated in various prisons and asylums and it was within the prisons tha ...more
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