Strangers in Between

A student initiated production
Directed by Daniel Cottier (Bachelor of Performance: Acting)
Assistant Director Emma Hughes (Bachelor of Performance: Performance-making)
Featuring first, second and third year Bachelor of Performance students

Strangers In Between, the award winning play by Tommy Murphy, is the tale of Shane, a runaway who has left his old life and family behind and come to Sydney’s seedy King’s Cross in order to rebuild his life. Naïve and filled with the folly of youth, he befriends two strangers and, through these relationships, learns the hardships of adult life and living in a new community. A tale of youth, love, sexuality, laundry powder and genital warts, Murphy illuminates the difficulty of moving on and offers hope to those who have run themselves. For the play, Murphy received the 2006 NSW Premier’s Literary Award for Best Play.

Warnings: Coarse Language, nudity, adult themes 

Thursday 1 – Saturday 3 August, 8:00pm
Black Box, 25.G18
Creative Arts
Faculty of Law, Humanities and The Arts, UOW 

Tickets: $15 Full, $12 Conc, $8 CA students


Creative Arts
Phone: 02 4221 4889 

Playwright Tommy Murphy attended the opening night of the production. The cast and crew were thrilled to talk with him after the show about the history, previous productions and creation of his award winning play.

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Photo L to R: Tommy Murphy, Emma Hughes, Billie Scott, Mark Churchill, Declan Clow, Daniel Cottier

Last reviewed: 14 August, 2013