Death and the Maiden

I have 1 double pass to a performance of the Opening Nights of DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, 7:30pm Friday 19 November at Ad Astra theatre, 57 Misterton St, Fortitude Valley

For your chance to win a double pass,
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2) Tag who you’d like to take along with you, and
3) Let me know: “What’s the most intense film/play you’ve seen?”

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the #DeathAndTheMaiden, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or below!

Season running 19 November – 4 December


Ad Astra’s final production for 2022 is the chilling Death and the Maiden, written by Ariel Dorfman and directed by Jacqueline Kerr. Set in Latin America, the story centres around 3 main characters: Paulina Salas, played by Sandra Harman, a woman whose horrific kidnapping, torture and rape at the hands of government officials comes back to haunt all three characters. Her husband Gerado Escobar, a lawyer who has just been appointed to a commission charged with investigating murders carried out by the previous dictator’s regime, is played by Gary Farmer-Trickett. And Tom Coyle plays Dr Roberto Miranda, an enigmatic and mysterious man whom Paulina believes to be her torturer, though his guilt is somewhat

This is not a play for the faint of heart. Exploring themes such as trauma, memory, justice and injustice, freedom, female empowerment and forgiveness, we are taken on a tense journey which will hold a mirror to us all, as we grapple with some of these difficult themes.

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Thanks to Ad Astra Theatre

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