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13 June, 2018 - 17 June, 2018
13 – 17 June 2018
preview: Wednesday 13 June
opening night: Thursday 14 June
bloomsday: Saturday 16 June
duration: 90 minutes
Wednesday to Friday 7.30pm
Saturday 4pm & 8pm
ticket price: $30 – $45
03 9662 9966
Bloomsday in Melbourne presents a new play based on James Joyce’s famous long-banned novel, Ulysses. HOLY COW! James Joyce Slaughters the Sacred Cows of English Literature, by turns hilarious and blasphemous is billed as a great way to engage with this seemingly daunting, yet wildly entertaining, book. In this brand new, uproariously funny stage adaptation, this scurrilous and at times outrageous book springs vividly to life.
The group’s 25th production is directed by Jen Dean, who trained at the world-famous Shakespeare Globe Theatre in London and is Director of the Melbourne Shakespeare Company.
An original adaptation for theatre by Bloomsday in Melbourne, prepared by Bloomsday in Melbourne’s script team: Graeme Anderson, Bruce Beswick, Steve Carey, Sian Cartwright, Frances Devlin-Glass, Di Silber.
Cast: Matthew Connell, Liza Dennis, Mitch Edwards, May Jasper, Timothy Ian McMullin, Eugene O’Rourke, Johnathan Peck, Hunter Perske, Paul Robertson, Bridget Sweeney
Director: Jennifer Sarah Dean
Artistic Director, Bloomsday in Melbourne:Frances Devlin-Glass
Producer: Steve Carey
Production Stage Manager: Jack Gittings
Costume Designer: Rhiannon Irving
Set Designer: Alia Syed
Lighting Design: Alex Blackwell
Lighting Operation: Barney Miller
Photography & Graphics: Bernard Peasley
Bloomsday Full: $45 (performances on Saturday 16 June)
Bloomsday Concession: $35 (performances on Saturday 16 June)
Group 6+: $35
Pensioners/Full-time students/MEAA members
NO BOOKING FEE SURCHARGE