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  • Adult: $47.50 ($45.00 + $2.50 fees)
  • Concession: $39.50 ($37.00 + $2.50 fees)
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Theatre Works



Wed 16 May 2018, 7:00pm
Thu 17 May 2018, 7:00pm
Fri 18 May 2018, 7:00pm
Sat 19 May 2018, 2:00pm
Sat 19 May 2018, 7:00pm
Sun 20 May 2018, 4:00pm

★★★★1/2; – “A deeply affecting and sensitively realised account.” (Limelight Magazine)
★★★★1/2; – “Compelling theatre that touches the hearts of us all.” (Planet Arts)
★★★★ – “A disconcertingly powerful work.” (The Age)
★★★★ – “Finely polished, extremely accomplished and deeply moving.” (Arts Hub)

A searing exploration of loss, displacement and a longing for home, ELEGY is based on verbatim interviews with queer refugees and inspired the images of photojournalist Bradley Secker.

Exploring the unimaginable homophobia still occurring in “post-liberation” Iraq and the Middle East, and the horrific realities imposed on minority groups faced with no choice but to flee, ELEGY is a lament for lives in exile and the dead they have been forced to leave behind.

Written by: Douglas Rintoul
Performed by: Gareth Reeves
Directed by: John Kachoyan
Composition and Sound Design by: Russell Goldsmith
Set and Lighting Design by: Rob Sowinski with Bryn Cullen
Production & Stage Manager: Sarah Jane Robertson
Produced by: John Kachoyan and Lyall Brooks

Don’t miss out on a stunning Double Bill at Theatre Works! Save up to $30 by buying tickets to Elegy and Swansong in the same transaction! After adding tickets to Elegy or Swansong to your cart, click “Keep Shopping“, add the other show and the tickets will automatically reduce to $30 each!

Theatre Works

14 Acland Street, St Kilda East

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