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By Louis Nowra
Dir: Garry Thomas
Onstage April 2013
"... when chasing your dreams it helps to be a little crazy ..."
About the play:
Winner of a NSW Premier's Literary Award for Drama, 'Cosi' is Nowra's second semi-autobiographical play and is set in a mental institution.. '...Nowra has written a terrific play about theatre, madness, illusion, sanity, life: it's a big, splendidly Australian epic....
The time is 1971; the play is set in a Melbourne mental institution. Lewis is always desperate for work as he states "I need the money". He takes on the role of director.
The venue is a theatre that smells of "burnt wood and mould", the cast are patients with very diverse needs, and the play is Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”.
Through working with the patients, Lewis eventually discovers a new side of himself which allows him to become emotionally involved and to value love, while anti-Vietnam war protests erupt in the streets outside.
Director: Garry Thomas
Prdn Manager: Susan Cameron
Stage Manager: Craig Woolgar
Sound/Lighting Design: Craig Blaikie
Sound/Lighting Operator: Emma Gordon
Costumes: Carole Payton
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