David Williamson's A Conversation
  
David Williamson's A Conversation
Old Mill Theatre
Old Mill Theatre
2 Aug 2013 to 17 Aug 2013
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Tickets - Tickets are $25, $20 concession book on 9367 8719, oldmilltheatre@iinet.net.au or at www.oldmilltheatre.com.au.
Duration - 120 minutes
Restrictions/Warnings
Not suitable for children


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Synopsis
A PLAY from Australia’s most respected contemporary playwright comes to the Old Mill Theatre this August.

David Williamson’s A Conversation – the second play in his Jack Manning trilogy – explores the use of “community conferencing”, a process where an offender and his victim discuss the perpetrator’s actions and attempt to find a resolution.

Williamson is known for his extensive range of work including Don’s Party, The Club, Travelling North, Brilliant Lies and Money and Friends and the screenplays Gallipoli, The Year of Living Dangerously, Phar Lap and Balibo.

In A Conversation, Scott is imprisoned for the rape and murder of a young woman and his struggling single mother Coral arranges a meeting with the victim’s upper-class parents and the prison psychologist who counselled her son.

She asks Jack Manning to mediate but things gets off to a bumpy start when it's revealed Coral may have an ulterior motive.

Director Brendan Ellis previously directed Face to Face, the tri ...more
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