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News: Disgraced on tour

Date posted: 2 May 2016Author: STC Production: Disgraced

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

Complex and fearless, Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced puts contemporary attitudes toward religion under the microscope. After a successful Sydney season, this sensationally entertaining drama is set to go on tour to Wollongong, Parramatta and Canberra.


Tour Dates

8 Jun - 11 Jun 2016
Merrigong Theatre Company, Wollongong

16 Jun - 18 Jun 2016
Riverside Theatre, Parramatta

22 Jun - 25 Jun 2016
Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra


Reviews

‘A revelatory piece… an awesomely entertaining ride.’ The Daily Telegraph

‘Taut, engrossing and powerful.’ The Guardian

'Disgraced is a 90-minute roller-coaster ride through some of the most thrilling theatre you’re ever likely to see' The Daily Telegraph

'The brilliantly written dialogue is perfectly delivered by a cast tightly directed by STC resident director Sarah Goodes' The Daily Telegraph 

'Disgraced feels urgent and timely' Sunday Telegraph 

'Sachin Joab is a revelation on his STC debut' Stage Noise


Further reading

From our online magazine:

► Play synopsis

► Feature: Playwright Ayad Akhtar

► Q&A: Director Sarah Goodes

Feature: Sachin Joab

Podcast: Elizabeth Gadsby – STC Resident Designer

News articles:

Religion and politics take centre stage with Sydney Theatre Company’s Disgraced. The Daily Telegraph

Disgraced play opens in Sydney. SBS News

Image galleries:

► Disgraced in rehearsals

► Production photo gallery


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