By Mary Anne Butler

Presented by Darwin Festival, Australian Theatre for Young People and Brown’s Mart in association with Artback NT touring

Directed by Fraser Corfield


Elvis wants Rosie
Rosie wants to escape
Maddie doesn’t know what the hell she wants, but it sure isn’t this.

CUSP juxtaposes the Northern Territory’s vast landscape with the turbulent lives of three emerging adults swimming against the tide of irrevocable change. Multi-award winning playwright Mary Anne Butler’s play throws a spotlight on the warmth and humanity that keep us balanced in a world where, as Elvis puts it: ‘Some people just get better choices than others.’ A re-staging of the 2019 Brown’s Mart and ATYP production.

Production Design By Cj Fraser-Bell

Lighting Design by Jessie Davis

Sound Design Brad Fawcett

Duration 1 hour 20 minutes
Production note Contains use of Haze
Content This performance depicts miscarriage and describes suicide. If you or someone you know need information or support, Beyond Blue and Wellmob has a list of resources and organisations that are there to help.
Access This event is wheelchair accessible.
Ticketing for this event is run through Darwin Festival


Cusp is part of Darwin Festival’s Schools Program. The full School’s Program will be announced by April. Phone 08 89434200 or email to register your interest in attending Cusp.  




7:00pm - Thursday 10 August 2023

7:00pm - Friday 11 August 2023

2:00pm - Saturday 12 August 2023

7:00pm - Saturday 12 August 2023

Location: Brown's Mart Theatre


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