Published: Friday, 16 June 2017 11:37
Written by Lee-Ann Khoh
In 10,000, we are introduced to Edie and AJ through the characters they are playing in a video game. The game, which AJ bought when he and Edie first got together, acts as a metaphor for their troubled relationship.
10 years on, they are married with a three-year-old daughter, but Edie (Jessica Messenger, who also co-wrote the play with Nick Maclaine) has recently moved out.
A keen gamer, AJ (Tristan McInnes) hopes to repair their marriage by sharing one of his passions with his sceptical wife.
But before long, the lines between reality and the game’s science fiction adventure world become blurred, and Edie and AJ find themselves fighting for their very survival.
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Published: Friday, 09 June 2017 11:32
Written by Nita Teoh
You’ve finally found your perfect love to propose to - or you think you have.
But if they turn down your marriage proposal, what does this bode for the future of the relationship? They say they love you but plainly don’t want to get married - why would that be?
These are some of the central themes that are explored in playwright and director Jeffrey Jay Fowler’s latest play The One as part of the Subiaco theatre Festival.
The One invites the audience to consider the contemporary construct of marriage and the societal norms that are associated with having a perfect wedding day.
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