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David Hare's Skylight - SOLD OUT

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Update January 17th 2021
Please note all sessions have SOLD OUT.

A transfixing and heart-piercing revival

In March 2020, Verendus Theatrical was one week away from opening their production of Skylight before COVID-19 turned out the lights.

Now, with the support of Red Phoenix Theatre and Holden Street Theatres, Adelaide audiences will finally have the opportunity to see David Hare's outstanding play, which was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for Play of the Year in 1996.

Just enough time for a light moment of genuine affection before the next ridiculous argument.

(Brant Eustice plays Tom Sergeant & Alicia Zorkovic plays Kyra Hollis)

David Hare, who wrote Racing Demon, Amy's View and Plenty, is considered one of the UK's greatest living playwrights. Skylight is one of Hare's greatest successes, initially premiering in the West End at the Cottesloe Theatre in 1995, then moving to the Wyndham's Theatre and opening on Broadway in 1996. The original production was directed by Richard Eyre and starred Michael Gambon and Lia Williams, who all earned Tony Award nominations respectively in 1996.

Alicia Zorkovic as Kyra ponders on whether this man is worth another chance?

Skylight was revived in London's West End in 2014 and again transferred back to Broadway for another highly successful season in 2016. Adelaide audiences have only ever been treated to a brief season of Melbourne Theatre Company's touring production in 1996. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see this tremendous play which will make you shake your head, laugh and smile as you recognise life as we know it, love it and impossibly try to avoid it.

Do you really want to live like this when you know how much more you could have with me?

(Brant Eustice plays Tom Sergeant & Alicia Zorkovic plays Kyra Hollis)

Kyra Hollis and Tom Sergeant have none of the things in common that usually make for a fine romance. In age and attitude they're separated by a forbidding gulf. And don't get them started on politics, or especially cooking.

"Yet as you watch them move magnetically toward and away from each other in this exquisitely balanced production, you can't help thinking that on some profound level these two were made to be together. And therein lies the tragedy" - The New York Times, 2015 .

A nice rose and some serviettes and who cares what the rest of the apartment looks like?

(Jackson Barnard plays Edward Sergeant & Alicia Zorkovic plays Kyra Hollis)

The upcoming production is directed by Tim Williams and features an outstanding cast, including Jackson Barnard, Brant Eustice and Alicia Zorkovic.

Tickets are now on sale and strictly limited. Choose from the following sessions: Thursday 14 January to Saturday 16 January at 7.30pm; Sunday 17 January at 2.00pm; Wednesday 20 to Saturday 23 January at 7.30pm.

The venue is Holden Street Theatres -The Studio, 34 Holden Street, Hindmarsh (next to Coopers Stadium). Parking is available.

Tickets are priced $25.00 Full / $19.00 Concession / $21 pp Group Concession (6 persons or more).

Purchase tickets online at or call 8225 8888. Tickets at the door subject to availability.

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When: 14th - 23rd Jan
Where: The Studio, 34 Holden St, Hindmarsh SA 5007
Cost: Adults: $25, Concession: $19, Group (6 or more): $21 pp
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