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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)

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