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Danny and The Deep Blue Sea

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Another great drama by John Patrick Shanley
It is human nature to be cautious when meeting someone for the first time and although your conversation may warm to each other, there are always somethings we may wish to keep to our self.

Written by John Patrick Shanley, "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" is a play about a man and woman who have both had a battered past and become volatile outcasts from society. They meet in a run-down bar in the Bronx and strike up a conversation, which eventually unravels everything in them. Through the conversation, they battle their pasts and each other trying to decide if they should lower their defences and risk being seen for their true self or continue going downhill in a destructive way. Just by meeting each other, nothing will ever be the same.

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Photo courtesy of Charlie Cousins & Danny and the Deep Blue Sea


John Patrick Shanley is American born playwright, screenwriter and theatre/film director. Although he has written over 23 plays, he is famously known for "Doubt: A Parable", "Moonstruck" and "Outside Mullingar". "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" is directed and performed by Charlie Cousins and Laura Maitland with the set designed by Pia Guilliatt.

The play, which runs for seventy minutes, is for mature audiences as it contains violence, sexual content and strong language. Tickets cost $30 Adult and $25 Concession (MEAA, Senior and Fulltime Students).

Previews for the play will be shown on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th June at 7.30pm with the Monday being the first day of the play and continuing through to 23rd June, 2018. Bookings are to be made online or if you are wanting more information you can contact Laura on 0401 940 224.

The venue for the performances is "Siteworks" at 33 Saxon Street Brunswick. Siteworks was a disused building, which has been brought back to life and used for a number of community events suitable for training, symposiums, exhibitions etc and is available for hire.
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Why? Great Theatrical Performance
When: Monday 4th June to 23 June 2018
Phone: 0401940224
Where: 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick, VIC
Cost: $30.00 pp
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