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Title: Gloria
Author: Andrews, Benedict
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by Benedict Andrews

‘She’s a star, still a star, every inch a star.’

Gloria is on the brink of making her triumphant return to the stage. A celebrated actor – a star, a celebrity – she’s played every iconic role in the canon of theatrical greats: Nina, Hedda, Hamlet, Clytemnestra. She’s burnt into our eyes, our heart, our imaginations.

Playing the real-life survivor of a sadistic crime, Gloria must immerse herself in the horror of her character’s reality. As Gloria falls further into the abyss, the unravelling of her mind is reflected by the breakdown of order around her.

Through Gloria, we see a portrait of Australia afraid to acknowledge the widening gaps in our society. A beautifully complex and original work, Gloria is at once deeply Australian yet global in its perspective.

Benedict Andrews always dares to take us to the edge of humanity, enthralling audiences with some of the most astonishing and thought-provoking theatre of our time.
Cast : 5F, 7M, 1 child, doubling possible

BENEDICT ANDREWS is one of the most sought after Australian theatre directors of his generation. Dividing his time between Sydney and Berlin, he is a regular guest at the Sydney Theatre Company, Company B Belvoir, and the Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz. He is known for startling adaptations of works from the classical repertoire alongside plays by contemporary dramatists. His marathon adaptation of Shakespeare’s history plays, The War of the Roses, was the theatrical highlight of the 2009 Sydney Festival, winning six Helpmann award

Publisher: Currency Press Pty Ltd
Publication date: 01/09/2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925005684
Publishing status: AU Dropshipping