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Girl Asleep - Windmill Theatre

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by Emily Liu (subscribe)
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You Won't Fall Asleep in this Show


Windmill Theatre and Adelaide Festival present the world premiere of Girl Asleep. Part of the Windmill Theatre Trilogy, Girl Asleep (alongside Fugitive and School Dance), is one of three unique shows exploring defining adolescent moments. Each of the three works have been created by a highly acclaimed team with director Rosemary Myers, writer Matthew Whittet, designer Jonathon Oxlade, lighting designer Richard Vabre and sound designer Luke Smiles.

Girl Asleep follows 15 year old Greta Driscoll who is chronically shy and privately falling apart. Frozen in the spotlight of her birthday, things go from bad to worse when a stranger arrives propelling her into a parallel place; a latent world that's weirdly erotic, ultra violent and thoroughly ludicrous.

This story is part fairytale and part lipstick-smeared vigilante escapade, following a girl's own adventure where heroism and gender implode in a unique exposé of the sisterhood.

The season will play from 28 February to 15 March in the Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre.

Tickets can be purchased through BASS for $29 - $39 per person or the whole Windmill Theatre Trilogy can be purchased as a package with a saving of 15% for each ticket.

Suitable for ages 14 (contains course language, deceptions of violence and strobe effects)
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Why? Part fairytale and part lipstick-smeared vigilante escapade, this is a girl’s own adventure where heroism and gender implode in a unique exposé of the sisterhood.
When: 28 February - 15 March 2014
Where: Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Cost: $29 - $39 per person (or see all three Trilogy shows for $75 - $99 per person)
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