I want to sleep with Tom Stoppard (2012)

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I want to sleep with Tom Stoppard by Toby Schmitz.

‘The lunatic, the lover, and the poet/ Are of imaginational compact’ (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

Luke is going out with Sarah, a brilliant actress who’s a bit older than him. And a lot more dangerous.Sarah crashes a dinner at his parents’ house. Tom and Jackie are regular theatre subscribers who know how to put on a gourmet spread. Their opinions immediately unleash the lunatic in Sarah. Or perhaps she was always coming over to detonate some bourgeois domesticity. Perhaps she’s set off by Tom’s worrying views about the death of theatre and the powerlessness of artists, or maybe it’s his hand under the table. Whatever the case, something sets her off and she decides to show them all just how much power a good actress has in her arsenal.

Rock Surfers Artistic Director Leland Kean joins considerable forces with old friend and collaborator, award winning playwright Toby Schmitz’, the team that brought you Cünt Pi and This Blasted Earth, to direct his newest work, I Want to Sleep with Tom Stoppard.

Writer: Toby Schmitz
Director: Leland Kean
Producer: Nick Bolton
Set design: Natalie & Vanessa Hughes
Lighting design: Luiz Pampolha
Sound design: Jeremy Silver
Stage Manager: Tim Burns
Head Mechanist: Alan Logan
Assistant Stage Managers: Luke Holmes and Danica Burch
Production Manager: Larna Burgess Munro
Graphic designer: Jim Hodgson
Photography: John Dunn
Publicity: karpublicity

Venue The Bondi Pavilion Theatre
Season Dates -29 August to 22 September 2012
Days & Times Tues – Sat 8pm
Prices Adult $33 / Concession $25 / Child (16yrs & under) $15 / Cheap Tuesdays $21 / Group 10+ $20/ Beer Taco Show Deal $42 ($35 on Cheap Tuesdays)

Check out the website at www.iwanttosleepwithtomstoppard.com.au

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