Cloud Nine
Cloud Nine
Sydney Theatre Company
Wharf 1 Theatre (Sydney Theatre)
1 Jul 2017 to 12 Aug 2017
View Session Times
Saturday evening $99
Adult $94
Seniors cardholder $86
Concession $75
Preview $75
Under 30 $75
Groups (10+ people), excluding Saturday evening $79

Duration - 2hrs 30mins (including interval)
Not suitable for children
Coarse language
Sex scenes

Sydney Theatre Company presents
By Caryl Churchill

Nobody is quite what they seem

Following the popular and critical success of Love and Information in 2015, Kip Williams continues his exploration of Caryl Churchill’s plays with her unique masterpiece, Cloud Nine.

The play begins in colonial Africa, amidst the Victorian constrictions of corset and empire. Betty is a young mother who lives only to please. Edward is a boy unsure of how to be a man. Around them is an extended family, in which all are struggling to live and thrive in the clothes they’re given and the expectations that come with them.

The play ends in London a century later, but the characters have aged only 25 years. In the course of time passing, Churchill unpicks the knotted realities of human relationships – between lovers, between siblings, between genders, between generations. Equal parts hilarious and heartbreaking, it is a play about love and work, race and power, identity and sex. As ever, ...more
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