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Strangers in Between by Tommy Murphy

24 January - 11 February


Cameron Lukey and Don’t be Down Productions presents

24 January – 11 February 2018
preview: Wednesday 24 January
opening night: Thursday 25 January
duration: 90 mins
Tuesday to Saturday 7.30pm
Sunday 5pm
ticket price: $35 – $45
03 9662 9966

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‘…boisterous, bitter and sweet, and replete with raw emotion.’Sydney Morning Herald 

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A funny and moving Australian classic from the award-winning playwright of Holding the Man.

Shane has fled his family and is seeking refuge in Kings Cross. Confused and naive, he meets two strangers: the ultra-urban Will, who offers brotherhood, sex and something unexpected; and Peter, a fifty-year-old gay man whose mother is dying in a nursing home. With their help (or hindrance), Shane struggles to reconcile himself with events from his past. But how can he move on when he can’t even use laundry powder?

Directed by Green Room nominee Daniel Lammin (Master Class and Awakening), this timely new production features a stellar cast – AACTA and Logie winner Simon Burke (Malthouse Theatre’s The Homosexuals and Foxtel’s Devils Playground), recent Helpmann Award winner Guy Simon (MTC’s Jasper Jones), and Wil King (The Production Company’s La Cage Aux Folles).

*Winner of the 2006 NSW Premier’s Literary Award for Best Play

“There’s a certain delicate beauty in the simply honesty of Tommy Murphy’s writing” Australian Stage

“Full of laughs… a charming and often exhilarating experience” Sunday Telegraph


PLEASE NOTE: If your preferred performance is showing as sold out, please check the Midsumma website for availability here.


Cast – Simon Burke, Guy Simon and Wil King

Director – Daniel Lammin

Producers – Cameron Lukey and Andy Johnston (Don’t Be Down Productions)

Stage Manager – Cassandra Fumi 

Set and Costume Designer – Abbie-Lea Hough

Lighting Designer – Rob Sowinski 

Sound Designer – Raya Slavin

Ticket Prices:

Preview: $35,
Concession: $38,
Group 6+: $38,


Pensioners/Full-time students/MEAA members


PLEASE NOTE: If your preferred performance is showing as sold out, please check the Midsumma website for availability here.



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11 February
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