Brown’s Mart Theatre

Darwin’s first home for theatre and live performance

GOD'S WAITING ROOM by Mary Anne Butler

A night. A storm. A raging ocean.

Asylum Seeker #3590352 stands on a tiny wooden boat on high and stormy seas. He cradles his small daughter, on his way to find them both a place of Hope and Possibility; where they can live safely - without fear of war or persecution.

Meanwhile; an Angel of Death hovers nearby; conjuring up all its powers to send them both to the very bottom of this unknown sea - silent, and black, and bottomless.

The Angel’s task is to make sure Asylum Seeker #3590352 dies before he reaches safe shores. And the stakes are high. If the Angel fails at this job then it will be cast off: wings removed and sent falling, falling, falling from the sky. Doomed to walk this miserable planet forevermore.

An allegory for a world which has closed its door on humanity, God’s Waiting Room explores themes of resilience, humanity, hope and displacement – posing the central questions: As a global community, what are our responsibilities? And where do we go to, from here?

Writer:  Mary Anne Butler
Director:  Gail Evans

Designer: Kris Bird
Sound Designer:  Matt Cunliffe
Lighting Designer:  Jessie Davis

Presented by Knock-em-Down Theatre and Brown's Mart Productions
Brown's Mart Theatre
Tuesday 25 July (Preview) - Sunday 6 August 2017
TIME:  7pm. (Sun 6 Aug 5pm)
(Note: Performances will commence on time. Please arrive at least 15 min before the start of the show to ensure entry)
TICKETS:   Full  $35     Conc/Sen  $25    Groups 8+  $25
 Tickets may be purchased from the Box office an hour before the start of the show, unless SOLD OUT!
(Online tickets will cut off 4 hrs before the start of each show) 
the bar will be open an hour before the start of the show and drinks can be taken into the theatre.


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25 Jul 2017 to 06 Aug 2017

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