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The Pulitzer Prize nominated play premieres in WA

The Wolves, by up-and-coming New York playwright Sarah De Lappe, comes to The Blue Room Theatre for a strictly limited season this August. Tickets for the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play are now on sale.

The Wolves has been kicking goals on stages across the globe and the anticipated Perth season is proudly presented by Red Ryder Productions. Under the direction of Emily McLean, nine of Perth's dynamic young actors will bring this sophisticated debut play to WA for the first time.

 

A soccer team of teenage girls somewhere in Middle America; The Wolves are close; they look out for each other. They laugh hard, train harder, and over a season, fight battles with each other and themselves. Undefeated, smart, tough; they are both terrified and terrifying as together they step into the arena of adulthood. But this is just the warm up. The real game is about to come crashing into their lives

Watch these incredible young women at play – joyful, wild and dangerous - where they grow up before your eyes. Life isn't a game – but each player realises she's part of a team, and never truly alone.

 

In 2019, women's sport is finally finding an audience; the West Coast Fever are selling out Perth Arena, interest in the AFL Women's competition is surging, the women's cricket team are World Champions and the Matildas competed in the FIFA Women's World Cup. Sam Kerr, Tayla Harris, and Ellyce Perry are becoming household names and the girls who are The Wolves show us why!

Red Ryder Productions have been proudly making theatre in Perth for 15 years and are three-time Member's Choice Award winners at The Blue Room Awards.

 
Tickets for The Wolves are selling fast. Performances will be held from 20 August to 7 September at 7.00pm.

Tickets are priced from $20 and can be purchased at blueroom.org.au or 9227 7005. Early bookings are advised as some sessions are sold out.

For more information on The Wolves, please see blueroom.org.au.

 


What the critics said:

"The Wolves is a fascinating work which has the wow factor of skill and the instinctive flash of the unexpected. "PERFORMING ARTS HUB 2019

"The scary, exhilarating brightness of raw adolescence." – THE NEW YORK TIMES

"These are Wolves of hope and innocence, determination and vulnerability, bravery and passion. Pay them a visit!" NEW YORK THEATRE GUIDE 2017


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When: 20 August to 2 September, 7pm
Where: The Blue Room Theatre, 53 James St, Northbridge
Cost: From $20
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