Still At Fortyfivedownstairs


Still At Fortyfivedownstairs

Heartstring Theatre proudly present the Australian Premiere season of Still

Written by Jen Silverman
Directed by Sarah Vickery

In this poignant, ingeniously absurd, and outrageously funny rumination on motherhood, three women are drawn together by an unlikely catalyst.

Morgan has recently given birth assisted by Elena, a midwife, and at the same time Dolores finds herself going through a similar experience. How are these women connected… and by whom?

Written by one of the hottest young playwrights from New York City, Jen Silverman's (The Moors, Tales of the City) Still is a brave and remarkable exploration of grief and family.

Formed in 2016, Heartstring Theatre is a Melbourne-based theatre company that launched with a Green Room Award nominated all female season of Shakespeare's Coriolanus. Followed by Da-vid Adjmi's Marie Antoinette in 2018, they strive to create dynamic, thought-provoking theatre, interpreting both classical and new work. The company also work to address the shortage of great and interesting roles for women by always producing plays where at least half of the roles are fe-male.

With the season thwarted in 2020 due to COVID-19, Heartstring Theatre now return to the stage at Melbourne's iconic fortyfivedownstairs with another powerful Australian premiere, Still.

Directed by Sarah Vickery
Performed by Elisa Armstrong, Sara Bolch, Joanne Booth and Joseph Lai
Lighting Design by Gabriel Bethune
Set and Costume Design by Bethany J Fellows

30 June – 11 July, 2021
Wed – Sat 7:30pm, Sun 5pm
Tickets: $45 Full, $35 Concession, $30 Previews (30th June, 1st July)
Bookings: 03 9662 9966 or online 
Venue: fortyfivedownstairs - 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD


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