Stay Woke

Tamarah Scott, Hours After

Stay Woke

By Aran Thangaratnam

25 February 2022 – 13 March 2022 Beckett Theatre

Malthouse Theatre,

New Writing Commission Theatre World Premiere

A play about two brothers, Niv and Sai, heading to the mountains to bury the hatchet on a lifelong rivalry.  

Big brother Niv has gone vegan. He’s madly in love, he's starting his own business, and seems to have finally found himself after years as the black sheep of the family. In an attempt to reconcile their differences, Niv invites golden child Sai and his new girlfriend Kate on a ski trip where they can put the past aside for the sake of family.

But when party banter turns political, Kate stumbles into a minefield, and finds herself the focal point of an all-out war.

This original comedy by Aran Thangaratnam stars Green Room Award-winning Dushan Philips (Red Stitch Actors' Ensemble) and newcomer Kaivu Suvarna. Funny and feisty, it's all about the bitter warfare behind brotherly love. 

 

★★★★
“THIS SHARP, AUTHENTIC COMEDY GIVES AUSTRALIA’S WOKE GENERATION A VOICE.”
— The Age

 

★★★★
“A CROWD-PLEASING RIPPER…FAST-PACED AND WITTY.”
— TIME OUT

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Cast

Creatives

Bridget Balodis

Bridget Balodis

Director

Mark Pritchard

Mark Pritchard

Dramaturg

Matilda Woodroofe

Matilda Woodroofe

Set & Costume Designer

Rachel Lee

Rachel Lee

Lighting Designer

Daniella A Esposito

Daniella A Esposito

Composer & Sound Designer

Jess Keepence

Jess Keepence

Stage Manager

Cessalee Stovall

Cessalee Stovall

Intimacy Choreographer

Acknowledgements

Malthouse Theatre presents Stay Woke. This script was commissioned by Malthouse Theatre through the support of the Malcolm Robertson Foundation.

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