THE TABLE OF KNOWLEDGE
April 10th – 14th – IPAC – Merringong Theatre Co.
On December 5th 2006, officers of the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) raided the administration building of Wollongong City Council, forcing staff to vacate their posts, sealing a floor of the building and leaving hours later with boxes of documents, files, and computer hard drives.
This was the first indication the community of Wollongong had of ‘Operation Atlas’, the ICAC investigation into allegations of corruption involving local developers, Councillors and former staff of Wollongong City Council.
The resulting scandal had reverberations far beyond expectations and culminated in the sacking of the entire Council. ICAC exposed sexual obsessions, envelopes full of cash, and a group of powerful men that met regularly outside a local kebab shop, at a plastic table they called ‘the table of knowledge’.
Sex, lies & dirty deals… The sold out hit of 2011 returns for one final season.
Come and participate in a dynamic theatrical dialogue about corruption, power and democracy.
“Most theatre companies aim to give us a good night out. Version 1.0 goes the extra mile: it entertains, informs and then contributes to the betterment of our democracy” – The Sun Herald
"Scandalously funny" – The Sunday Telegraph
"Often wildly funny… this is vital, engaging theatre that serves an invaluable function in helping to purge the canker." – The Sydney Morning Herald
Recommended for ages 15+
To win 1 of 5 Double Passes to the performance on Tuesday April 10th please email : TABLE to [email protected] – competition ends April 2nd 2012.
NB: This show is in Wollongong NSW – Performance starts at 6.30pm
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre
32 Burelli Street, Wollongong