Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Sydney Theatre Company
Sydney Opera House - Drama Theatre
10 Sep 2018 to 27 Oct 2018
View Session Times
Saturday evening $120
Adult $109
Concession $89
Seniors cardholder $99
Preview $83
Under 30 $83

Duration - 2hrs 30mins (including interval)

Sydney Theatre Company and Adshel present
By Dario Fo
In a new adaptation by Francis Greenslade with Sarah Giles

A play as absurd and paranoid as the times in which we live

A man has fallen to his death from a police station window. Did he jump or was he pushed? The cops want a cover up, but first they have to contend with an unlikely detective – a certified lunatic with a knack for impersonation.

Written by Italian Nobel laureate Dario Fo in 1970, this farce with a political sting in its tail has become an absurdist classic. In a first for this play, director Sarah Giles has amped up the energy with an all-female cast led by some of the country’s funniest comedians. This is a smart and subversive new adaptation, created by Giles with co-adaptor Francis Greenslade (ABC’s Mad as Hell).

It’s a glorious battle of the individual against the establishment, of underdog against overlord, of anarchy against tyranny. On the side of corruption and ...more
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