Holding The Man
by Tommy Murphy
Brockley Jack Studio Theatre 17 January to 4th February 2017
Australia, Melbourne, 1976...
Tim catches a glimpse of handsome school mate and captain of the football team, John. Their first kiss is an exciting game. Their 15 years life together a constant battle against discrimination, separation and temptation, all set against the pivotal events that define the era they live in. But there is an enemy present that no love can conquer.
Holding The Man is a beautiful and poignant love story, conveyed with warmth and humour. Playwright Tommy Murphy is an acclaimed Australian writer, also known for Strangers in Between and Saturn's Return. This multi-award winning drama is adapted from Timothy Conigrave's memoir, Holding The Man, which won the 1995 United Nations Award for Non-Fiction.
This play contains strong language, adult themes, and some explicit sexual references.
Director - Sebastian Palka
Movement Director/Assistant Director - Roman Berry
Costume Design - Przemyslaw Piotr Klonowski
Set designer - Reiko Moreau
Costume and Set Assistant - Alexandra Iordache
Lighting Design - Tom Butler
Company Stage Manager - Lucy Ellis
Assistant Stage Manager - Peter Taylor
Assistant Producer - Rita Rua
Media Coordinator - Kelise Franclemont
Photography - Nicolas Chinardet
Yoga Coach - Matt Mulcahy
Casting - Kris Webb (Cloud Casting)