Welcome to GPAC’s 2014 Deakin University Theatre Season
The 2014 season brings together eight vivid productions that will make you laugh, gasp and even shed tears - possibly all the same time.
Come with us on a journey to new and interesting places, or return to some that are familiar. GPAC’s 2014 Deakin University Theatre Season is a year of great drama and entertainment.
We’ve got everything including The Kitchen Sink...yes really!
We’re mixing it up to present something for everyone, from classic comic theatre with The Importance of Being Earnest starring the legendary and colourful Nancye Hayes to sensational new work including Little Bird written for and starring the great Paul Capsis. Both these shows are the only Victorian performances, so be sure to tell your friends and family!
We’re also thrilled to include the sensational new show from a classic company, Circus Oz!, promising great family entertainment and plenty of laughs. Plus there’s a killer black comedy, a heart warming outback adventure and a new take on a classic Big Brother.
Don’t miss a single moment of this season. Become a season ticket holder and enjoy the benefits and savings of up to 20 per cent.
Make 2014 your year to reconnect with friends (or make some new ones) and colour your world with entertainment that is so vivid you may require sunglasses.
View the 2014 Theatre Season brochure online - click here
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The Kitchen Sink
A warm, funny and deeply engaging portrait of a not-so-typical family, Tom Wells’ new hit play is about moving out and moving on.
For one family in the faded Yorkshire seaside resort of Withernsea, not all is going to plan. Pieces are falling off Martin’
The Government Inspector
In the 1840s Nikolai Gogol invented one of the great comic premises of all time. What happens when a completely ordinary, perhaps even sub-ordinary guy finds himself, more or less by accident, enjoying the full benefits of public power?
In a town somewhe
Strap yourself in for this terrifically chilling theatrical event set against a towering wall of plasma screens.
Oceania; a Nation perpetually at war, where cameras watch every move and Thought Police roam the streets. By day, Winston Smith is an editor
Do you think a boy bird can sing a girl bird’s song?
Little Bird looks at the journey of a young boy, Wren, from his parents’ isolated cottage all the way to the lights of the big city. Along the way a series of startling transformations occur, blurring
Highway of Lost Hearts
A woman. A dog. A campervan. And 4,500km of wide open road.
Mot wakes up one morning to find that her heart is missing from her chest. She can breathe; she has a pulse - but she feels… nothing.
So. She decides to go and look for it. With her dog enlis
The Importance of Being Earnest
never change, except in my affections.
Oscar Wilde’s brilliant and much-loved comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity – The Importance of Being Earnest has been delighting audiences for over 100 years.
Set within the stifling conventions of Victo
Circus Oz 2014
The thrilling new show from Circus Oz draws inspiration from the pre-digital, analog world and the subsequent exponential explosion of options, data and ideas. Before the world was swamped by slick and sharp sales teams, ready to sell you anything, advert
Amidst the lurid debris of a traveling carnival, a proprietor invites nine would-be heroes to step up to the mark and hit a target in return for a glittering prize. As he hands out guns with a glib invitation, “c’mere and kill a president”, we are introdu