I Am a Miracle

Production still for "I Am a Miracle". L-R: Bert LaBonté, Melita Jurisic, Hana Lee Crisp. Photographer: Pia Johnson

I Am a Miracle

By Declan Greene

18 July 2015 – 09 August 2015 Merlyn Theatre

Malthouse Theatre, Opera Australia,

New Writing Theatre Musical Collaboration

After 18 years on death row, Marvin Lee Wilson was executed by lethal injection. But after a 2002 Supreme Court ruling, his sub-normal IQ should have disqualified him from the death sentence. Strapped to a gurney, his final statement was a plea for recognition: ‘I am a miracle’.

Green Room Award Recipient For Outstanding Set and Costume Design and Best Production (Theatre Companies)

 

"POTENT, MIND-BLOWING ... THE COMBINATION OF PLAYWRIGHT DECLAN GREENE AND DIRECTOR MATTHEW LUTTON IS DISCIPLINED AND UNEXPECTEDLY PRODUCTIVE ... A MASTERPIECE."

— The Australian

 

 

Production still for "I Am a Miracle". L-R: Hana Lee Crisp, Melita Jurisic. Photographer: Pia Johnson
Production still for "I Am a Miracle". Bert LaBonté. Photographer: Pia Johnson
Production still for "I Am a Miracle". L-R: Hana Lee Crisp, Bert LaBonté, Melita Jurisic. Photographer: Pia Johnson
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Production still for "I Am a Miracle". L-R: Hana Lee Crisp, Melita Jurisic. Photographer: Pia Johnson

Production still for "I Am a Miracle". Bert LaBonté. Photographer: Pia Johnson

Production still for "I Am a Miracle". L-R: Hana Lee Crisp, Bert LaBonté, Melita Jurisic. Photographer: Pia Johnson

Cast

Creatives

Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson

Set Designer, Lighting Designer

David Chisholm

Musical Director, Composer

Matthew Lutton

Matthew Lutton

Director

Declan Greene

Declan Greene

Writer

Marg Horwell

Marg Horwell

Set & Costume Designer

Marco Cher-Gibard

Marco Cher-Gibard

Sound Designer

Tia Clark

Tia Clark

Stage Manager

Lyndie  Li Wan Po

Lyndie Li Wan Po

Assistant Stage Manager

Acknowledgements

Presented with thanks to Opera Australia.

Production Program