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1–4 December

400 years ago, Emilia Bassano raised her voice. The world didn’t listen. Who was Emilia? Was she the “Dark Lady” of Shakespeare’s sonnets? What of her own poems? And why was her story erased from history? In this boisterous, ground-breaking play, Emilia and her sisters call out to us across the centuries. A call to arms that cannot be ignored. With a cast of 13 incredible women who collectively embody diversity rarely seen on our stages – Emilia is a riotous ride that leaves audiences breathless. The original Australian production was realised in collaboration with Arts Centre Melbourne, Geelong Arts Centre and Essential Theatre.

Show details:

Synopsis

1–4 December

400 years ago, Emilia Bassano raised her voice. The world didn’t listen. Who was Emilia? Was she the “Dark Lady” of Shakespeare’s sonnets? What of her own poems? And why was her story erased from history?

In this boisterous, ground-breaking play, Emilia and her sisters call out to us across the centuries. A call to arms that cannot be ignored. With a cast of 13 incredible women who collectively embody diversity rarely seen on our stages – Emilia is a riotous ride that leaves audiences breathless.

The original Australian production was realised in collaboration with Arts Centre Melbourne, Geelong Arts Centre and Essential Theatre.

Dates & Times

Thursday 1 December, 12pm (School Performance) & 7pm (Preview)

Friday 2 December, 7pm (Opening Night)

Saturday 3 December, 2pm & 7pm

Sunday 4 December, 4pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Essential Theatre and Canberra Theatre Centre

CATEGORY:
Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 150 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains coarse language, and may contain strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
Parental discretion is advised.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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Additional Information:
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Seating

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

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