Wonderful World
  
Wonderful World
Melville Theatre
Melville Theatre
23 Nov 2018 to 8 Dec 2018
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Tickets - Tickets are $20, $15 concession book on 9330 4565 or at www.meltheco.org.au
Duration - 120 mins


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Synopsis
WHAT happens when you take a Friends-like sitcom and juxtapose it with a dark, comedic sub-text?

The answer lies in the WA premiere of Wonderful World, written by Richard Dresser and directed by Geoffrey Leeder at Melville Theatre.

A close-knit New England family in the US is shaken to its core when a minor misunderstanding spirals out of control.

Brothers Max and Barry find themselves at odds when Barry’s wife misinterprets a dinner invitation, feeling she was deliberately excluded, and then embarks on a full-scale policy of truth-telling.

Max’s fiancée and mother are drawn into the fray as loyalties shift and relationships are ruthlessly examined.

“It’s a quirky, playful script that’s not to be missed,” Leeder said.

“Wonderful World is a play in two acts with eight scenes in different locations in the first act and then three different locations in the second act.

“The challenge is staging the play and ensuring the audience understands when we have moved on in ti ...more
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