The Bloody Chamber

Production still for "The Bloody Chamber". Alison Whyte. Photographer: Jeff Busby

The Bloody Chamber

By Angela Carter

02 August 2013 – 10 August 2013 Merlyn Theatre

Based from Angela Carter's novel with performance text by Van Badham

Malthouse Theatre,

New Adaptation Theatre

A young woman yields to her desire for luxury and marries a rich – and very dangerous – man. Abandoned by her husband on their wedding night, he offers her instead the keys to the castle – so long as she doesn’t enter the secret room.

 

"A MULTIFACETED GLITTERING DIAMOND REFLECTING AND REFRACTING A VARIETY OF PORTRAITS OF DESIRE AND SEXUALITY."

— The Guardian on Angela Carter's Novel

Production still for "The Bloody Chamber". Alison Whyte, Yinuo Mu, Jessica Fotinos, Jacinta Dennett. Photographer: Jeff Busby
Production still for "The Bloody Chamber". Alison Whyte, Shelly Lauman, Jessica Fotinos, Yinuo Mu, Jacinta Dennett. Photographer: Jeff Busby
Production still for "The Bloody Chamber". Alison Whyte. Photographer: Jeff Busby
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Production still for "The Bloody Chamber". Alison Whyte, Yinuo Mu, Jessica Fotinos, Jacinta Dennett. Photographer: Jeff Busby

Production still for "The Bloody Chamber". Alison Whyte, Shelly Lauman, Jessica Fotinos, Yinuo Mu, Jacinta Dennett. Photographer: Jeff Busby

Production still for "The Bloody Chamber". Alison Whyte. Photographer: Jeff Busby

Cast

Creatives

Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson

Lighting Designer

Van Badham

Van Badham

Adaptor

David Chisholm

Composer

Matthew Lutton

Matthew Lutton

Director

Jethro Woodward

Jethro Woodward

Sound Designer

Angela Carter

Author

Anna Cordingley

Anna Cordingley

Set Designer, Costume Designer

Kate Gregory

Kate Gregory

Assistant Stage Manager

Tia Clark

Tia Clark

Stage Manager

Jacinta Dennett

Jacinta Dennett

Harpist

Jess Fotinos

Jess Fotinos

Harpist

Yinuo Mu

Yinuo Mu

Harpist

Production Program