STC Virtual Reading: No Pay? No Way!
28 May — 4 Jun 2020
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STC VIRTUAL READING
NO PAY? NO WAY!
By Dario Fo
In a new adaptation by Marieke Hardy
Streaming live from each of their homes, the cast and crew of the hilarious No Pay? No Way! reunited to perform a full reading of Marieke Hardy’s brilliant adaptation of Dario Fo’s political farce. Loved by audiences and critics alike, the play’s world premiere season was prematurely cut short due to the public health crisis. Through our STC Virtual program, we are thrilled to undertake this play reading and continue to tell stories and engage artists and crew while our theatres are dark.
After undertaking a day of re-rehearsal, the cast and crew raised the virtual curtain on Thu 28 May to perform an entire reading of the play, complete with stage directions.
WATCH THE PLAY READING
Watch a recording of the live-stream event, available on-demand until Thu 4 Jun, 11.59pm. Click the button to be taken to the watch page on YouTube.
PAY AS YOU CAN TICKETS
There are a number of ticket prices for the reading based on how much you can support this event. We’d love you to pay what you can for the tickets, but we understand that the COVID-19 situation has presented a difficult situation for some people. So, if you find yourself unable to pay, we’d still love you to watch. The link is be available to everyone.
Please note there is no booking fee for this event.
PLEASE CONSIDER AN ADDITIONAL DONATION
The generosity of our theatre community is absolutely essential to our survival in this period. If you are in the situation to do so, please consider making an additional donation on top of your ticket. Your donation will not only support the continuation of these kinds of artistic-led initiatives, but it also ensures we can continue to collaborate with Australian theatre artists to produce world class theatre in the future. There will be an opportunity in the cart when purchasing your tickets to make this donation.
Or consider a donation to the Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW, an organisation that responds to immediate needs of artists in crisis. More info.
ABOUT THE PLAY
★★★★ "A ferociously funny piece of political theatre... The production is blessed with a first-rate cast of Sydney theatre’s best comedic players." Time Out Sydney
Prices are out of control – and so is Antonia. Sick of having barely enough to pay the gas bill, she leads an uprising at a local supermarket that sees a group of angry housewives shoplift ‘til they drop. Now, with a pile of newly “liberated” loot, Antonia and her best friend Margherita embark on a ludicrous, laugh-a-minute escapade, keeping their well-meaning but bumbling husbands in the dark and staying three steps ahead of the coppers.
Don’t miss this whip-smart new adaptation of Dario Fo’s raucous 70s farce by ABC TV’s comedy powerhouse Marieke Hardy, with Glenn Hazeldine, Rahel Romahn, Helen Thomson, Aaron Tsindos, Catherine Văn-Davies.
Approx. duration 2hrs 20mins (including interval).
Content Sexual references and frequent strong language.