‘I am just going outside and may be some time’ said Oates tragically. Then he departed, with no intention to return, so as not to be a burden. Dutiful sacrifice. The mission continues.
Melbourne theatre legends director Susie Dee and playwright Patricia Cornelius (SHIT, LOVE) continue their 30-year collaboration with this epic odyssey packed with drama and emotion.
Robert Falcon Scott’s 1912 diary of his Antarctic adventure intertwines with a man in the present who also faces a struggle to survive. Like Scott, he is desperate to give the last leg of his life meaning, as he leads his pitiful party across a treacherous landscape.
Dylan Thomas’ poem captures their journey sublimely when he wrote: ‘rage, rage against the dying of the light.’
Malthouse Theatre presents Do not go gentle…
Key image: Zan Wimberley
CAST INCLUDES /
Shane Bourne, Julie Forsyth, Brian Lipson
SET & COSTUME DESIGN /
LIGHTING DESIGN /
COMPOSITION & SOUND DESIGN /
Contains nudity and coarse language. This is a new production, so check back closer to the event for further details.
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