Don't Miss W;t at Noosa Arts Theatre

Posted in Local Events @ Sep 13th 2018 3:08pm - By Administrator
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Catch W;T, the captivating drama by Margaret Edson, directed by Jeffrey S. Miller.

Known as a foremost expert on the Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Vivian Bearing is a brilliant and somewhat difficult professor of literature who is yet to face her biggest battle namely, a diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

Vivian is understandably unhappy about this. She agrees to undergo an experimental treatment that is bound to provide excellent research for the future of oncology. This treatment might not cure her though, but she is willing to take the risk. The tables have turned on the teacher who is now the student. Vivian is learning more than she’s ever bargained for and the lessons are hard. She’s forced to face sickness and regret, human kindness and medical progress. For the first time, she is facing the challenge she had studied and taught so well about Donne’s work and the phrase, “Death, be not proud,” has gained a whole new meaning.

W;T is both funny and poignant. It is completely relatable. Anyone who’s wondered about their life’s purpose, life and death will find this amazing work resonant. Dissecting John Donne’s beautiful poetry becomes a dissection of life and death.

Boston-based director Jeffrey S. Miller proudly brings W;t to audiences Down Under. A noted professor of theatre arts and director of productions in NYC, London, St Paul and San Diego, Jeffrey's recent directorial works include "Freud's Last Session", "Macbeth", "Shadowlands and new adaptions of "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Tartuffe".

Playing the celebrated role of Vivian Bearing, Sydney-based actor Alison Chambers brings the complex character to life. Chamber's most recent productions in Sydney include "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woof?", "The Chapel Perilous", "The Telescope" and "Steel Magnolias".

Don’t miss W;t at Noosa Arts Theatre from December 5 – 8. Our Noosa Family Accommodation is just a few minutes away from Noosa Arts Theatre.

We have a great selection of apartments. Our two bedroom apartments and three bedroom apartments can accommodate four guests and six guests. The apartments feature air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, bathrooms, sunny patios or balconies, spacious living areas, a flat-screen TV and more.

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