Producer: Critical Stages Touring
Writer: Samah Sabawi
Directed By: Bagryana Popov
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A drama that shows humanity and humour amid the horrors of war by award winning writer Samah Sabawi

Synopsis

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Technical Information

Technical Rating: B
Touring Party: 8
Bump-in Time: 8 hrs
Bump-out Time: 3 hrs
Interval: No

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Audience & Marketing Notes

Selling Points

  • Topical relevance: war, displacement, the global refugee crisis, people seeking asylum
  • Quality production (reviews, production history): selected for the VCE Theatre Studies Playlist; shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award
  • Local communities
  • Samah Sabawi and the wider team have multiple personal connections to the stories behind this play, and are confident and compelling speakers on the play’s themes and background.
  • International provenance of the playwright, the team and the story.

Community Engagement

  • Meet and greet with local diaspora communities
  • Cast member Abdulrahman Hammoud can host poetry workshops and is highly experienced with working in communities in this way (more info in marketing pack).
  • THEM is supported by excellent education resources designed for the VCE Playlist, but easily adaptable to a wide variety of local contexts (such as community based resources, other courses of study, etc..)

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Details

Contact

Chris

Bendall

02 9252 6340

Genre

Audience

14+

Venue Format

Most theatrical spaces with reasonable facilities are fine. Not suitable for non-traditional spaces such as school halls.

Duration

80 Minutes

Available Until

01/12/2023

Budget & Fees

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Remount: $35445.5

Weekly Sell Off: $18782.4

Per Performance: $0

Royalties: 14.5
Apra Obligations: NA

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