“The rest of the world might be going to hell, but stories are better than ever.”
A top-notch writers’ room is in lock-down, in pursuit of the ultimate story. A tale about people telling stories about telling stories. Who do we listen to and who do we not?
Baker’s keen insight shines in this rumination on the paramount function of fiction amid the turmoil of human experience.
“There’s something monstrous. Something deformed and foreign and terrifying. But it might not be a literal monster.”
Red Stitch continues its long-running relationship with Pulitzer Prize-winner and “funny, empathetic genius” (The New Yorker) Baker, following the company’s acclaimed Australian premiere productions of her earlier works The Aliens and Pulitzer Prize winner The Flick.
Directed by the Company’s Artistic Director, Ella Caldwell, The Antipodes will feature Ensemble members Ngaire Dawn Fair, Casey Filips, Darcy Kent, Ben Prendergast and Harvey Zielinski, joined by guest actors Robert Menzies (making his debut with Red Stitch), Edwina Samuels, Christopher Kirby and George Lingard.
July 10 – August 12