The Father
The Father
Sydney Theatre Company
Melbourne Theatre Company
Touring Show
19 Aug 2017 to 16 Dec 2017
Duration - 1hr 35mins (no interval)

Tour Dates and Locations
19 Aug 201721 Oct 2017Wharf 1 Theatre (Sydney Theatre)
Tickets & Sessions: $77 - $109 ...more
20 Nov 201716 Dec 2017Arts Centre Melbourne - Fairfax Studio
Tickets & Sessions: TBC ...more

Sydney Theatre Company presents
A Sydney Theatre Company and Melbourne Theatre Company production
By Florian Zeller
Translated by Christopher Hampton

Australian premiere

Profoundly moving and darkly comic

A giant of Australian theatre for over 50 years, John Bell makes a very welcome return to the STC stage for The Father, an extraordinary new play which has captivated Paris, London and New York.

Now 80 years old, André (John Bell) was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne (Anita Hegh) and her husband Antoine. Or was he an engineer whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? Either way, he’s still wearing his pyjamas and he can’t find his watch. He’s starting to wonder if he’s losing control.

A touching, funny and deeply unsettling mystery, The Father, by French playwright Florian Zeller, is a winner of the Molière Award, France’s most prestigious honour for a new work of theatre. And its English translation, by renowned wr ...more
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