Antipodes Theatre Company (ATC) is pleased to announce the final entry in their 2020 Ricochet Reading Series, Theresa Borg’s Dame & Commander. The virtual reading will be streamed live to the ATC Facebook Page on Monday 7th December at 7:00pm and remain available for one week.
A wildly ambitious reflection on the legacy of Australian actress Judith Anderson, Dame & Commander is composed of four playlets that each address a pivotal role from Anderson’s career. Whether conquering the New York stage as Hamlet and Medea, earning an Oscar nomination for Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca, or tapping into Star Trek fandom as the Vulcan High Priestess T’Lar, Anderson’s versatility and impact is brought to surreal life by playwright Theresa Borg. The reading will be directed by Maude Davey (Dance Nation) and features Caroline Lee (Escaped Alone) in the Dame Judith Anderson roles, along with Lucy Ansell (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Dan Witton (Anthem), and Harvey Zielinski (Hir).
Post-show forum: ATC Artistic Director Brandon Pape will moderate a question-and-answer session following the reading. Viewers can submit questions in the comments section.
Dame & Commander
Part of the Ricochet Reading Series
Available on the Antipodes Theatre Company Facebook Page
Premieres on Monday 7th December, 2020 at 7:00pm (video will be available to view for one week)
Free, viewers are encouraged make a tax-deductible donation at antipodestheatre.com