The Mozart Faction
  
The Mozart Faction
Melville Theatre
Melville Theatre
8 Apr 2017 to 22 Apr 2017
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Tickets - Tickets are $20, $15 concession book on 9330 4565 or at www.meltheco.org.au
Duration - 90 mins


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Synopsis
WHAT happens when the members of a community choir find themselves trapped at gunpoint during a rehearsal?

The answer lies in Kate Rice’s black comedy The Mozart Faction, directed by Siobhán O’Gara at Melville Theatre.

A small suburban choir, known as The Cantus Formosus, has been performing in community halls for local groups and events for years – but their latest rehearsal comes to an abrupt end.

Wolf has lived next door for the past decade and has finally had enough of their singing so storms in with a gun, demanding silence.

In the siege that follows, Mozart’s Requiem gains new meaning for all of them as Wolf forces each chorister to look death in the eye, bringing a range of character and personality types and their reactions into the spotlight.

The Mozart Faction premiered at the Blue Room Theatre in 2007 and won the theatre’s people’s choice award.

Kate Rice is an award-winning playwright currently completing her PhD at Curtin University on the ethics of creat ...more
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