No Exit: exploring hell on stage
No Exit: exploring hell on stage
Old Mill Theatre
Old Mill Theatre
19 Sep 2013 to 3 Oct 2013
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Tickets - Tickets are $25, $20 concession book on 9367 8719,

Duration - 150 mins

Written by French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and adapted by Chris Thomas for the Old Mill Theatre’s short play season, No Exit is the play that coined the phrase “hell is other people”.

It features a depiction of the afterlife where three dead characters are punished by being locked in a room together for eternity.

“No Exit is a play that gets you thinking,” director Maree Grayden said. “It stays with you in the sense that you keep coming back to consider the play’s thematic concerns.

“The famous quote about hell being other people begs the question: who would be in the room with me and why?

“That question inspired me to direct the play – I find it a disturbing yet intriguing thought that my hell would involve torture by self-examination and cross-examination by others.”

Joining No Exit for the Old Mill Theatre’s season of short plays is Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter and the world premiere of Noel O’Neill’s Snow and Ash.Directed by Valerie Dragojevic, Snow and Ash fo ...more
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