Brown’s Mart Theatre

Darwin’s first home for theatre and live performance

ROPE BURN by Ava Karuso

Two best mates. One gets cancer. Hilarity ensues.

Milkbar Theatre and Darwin Theatre Company present, Rope Burn by Ava Karuso.  A new Australian play about friendship, life and death which is both tender and hilariously naughty.

Michael and Ben are best mates. They play video games, drink beer and share a morbid sense of humour. When one of them is diagnosed with cancer, they are thrust into a reality that neither of them were ready for.

Told with blunt humour, Rope Burn explores the expectations of masculinity and shows how two young men are forced to shift their attitudes and open their eyes. Cancer sees them questioning themselves, their friendship and life itself. This devious black comedy will have you laughing the whole way through as the pair struggle to come to terms with the imminent possibility of death.

Cast: Angus Robson and Brendan Snow
Director: Julia Richardson
Lighting designer: Jessie Davis

Venue:  Brown's Mart Theatre
Dates:  Wednesday 24 May - Sunday 4 June 2017
Time:  7pm (Sun 28 May & Sun 4 June 5pm)
Duration:  1hr 30min (no interval)
Tickets:  $25 Adult   $20 Conc/Sen   $20 Groups 8+
Book Online:  
Box Office:  Tickets may be purchased from the Box office an hour before the start of the show, unless SOLD OUT!
(Online tickets will cut off 2 hrs before the start of each show) 
Bar:  the bar will be open an hour before the start of the show and drinks can be taken into the theatre.

WARNINGS:  Adult content and strong language

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