Strange Attractor coming soon to Noosa

Strange Attractor
‘WHEN the next generation research how theatre represented the state of the Australian nation in the early part of the 21st century, this new play by Sue Smith will be the flagship text they’ll turn to.’
Nicholas Pickard, Sydney Morning Herald, 2009
From Sue Smith, the writer of Bastard Boys and Brides of Christ, comes Strange Attractor, a gripping, contemporary tale of free-will and responsibility in the face of great temptation.
It opens at Noosa Arts Theatre on 24 January for a strictly limited two week season.
With explosive characters and a witty sense of humour, Strange Attractor is a stunning portrait of small-team camaraderie at the furthest frontier of the mining boom.
Deep in Western Australia’s mining country, against the blood-red landscape of the Pilbara, a cyclone has wreaked havoc in a remote railway construction camp.
Now, a small team of employees anxiously await the arrival of ‘the company man’, sent up from Perth to carry out his own investigation before a coronial inquiry. Dog-tired and in search of drink, they do their best to distract themselves, coming together in a makeshift mess hall. But a stormy evening of shared memories soon takes a strange and unexpected turn.
Strange Attractor is a beautiful play. It won’t shock and won’t challenge but it will enthral you. It’s sad and it’s guilty, but the bleakness is brought to life very well and this attractor makes for great theatre!’
Adam Moussa, musicfeeds.com.au, 2009
Simon Denver is directing this joint production of Suncoast Repertory Theatre and Noosa Arts Theatre.
Simon is well known as an outstanding director and has chosen a very strong cast in Jodie Bushby, David Breen, Sam Coward, Brett Klease, Brad Thomson and Clayton Storey.
This play is not suitable for children under 18.
Preview: January 24 at 7.30pm
Evenings: January 25, 26, 30, 31, February 1, 2 at 7.30pm. Matinee: January 27 at 2pm.
Strange Attractor

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