Wednesday September 26, 2018

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The Caretaker

The Caretaker


November 22 - December 2, 2017

The Actors Pulse, 103 Regent St
Redfern, NSW



It is winter. Into his derelict household shrine Aston brings Davies, a tramp - but a tramp with pretensions, even if to the world he may be a pathetic old creature. All that is left of his past now is the existence in Sidcup of some papers, papers that will prove exactly who he is and enable him to start again. Aston, too, has his dreams: he has always been good with his hands and there is so much to do in the house. Aston's hopes are tied to his flash brother Mick's; he has aspirations to live in a luxurious apartment. Human nature is a great spoiler of plans, however...

Throwing Shade Theatre Company brings a classic of absurdist theatre from Harold Pinter, one of the most influential modern British dramatists, to the Sydney stage for the ten year anniversary of the playwright's passing.

‘The Caretaker’ is directed by Courtney Powell and stars Alex Bryant-Smith (The Cherry Orchard, As You Like It), Andrew Langcake (Love Song, Marat / Sade) and Nicholas Papademetriou (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, An Unseasonable Fall of Snow).


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