John saw his brother Michael die. He seems to have forgotten it, until now. His brother Peter saw it too, but remembers things differently. Together, they revisit the past in search of a common truth. But this search has terrifying, unexpected consequences for them both.
Winner of the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award in 2011, Phillip Kavanagh is a playwright of exceptional delicacy. Replay is a beautiful meditation on the fluidity of life, childhood nostalgia and the fallibility of collective memory. It reminds us that moments of chance, lost or taken, can determine our destiny.
There are only a few remaining performances of Replay that have not sold out. The available sessions are:
Monday 2 May, 7pm Tuesday 3 May, 2pm Saturday 7 May, 2pm
A co-commission with Playwriting Australia supported by Rhonda McIver
Director Lee Lewis Designer Tobhiyah Stone Feller Lighting Designer Benjamin Brockman Composer & Sound Designer Daryl Wallis Stage Manager Isabella Kerdijk With Jack Finsterer, Alfie Gledhill, Anthony Gooley
Single Ticket Prices
Concession, Senior, Preview, Groups 8+
Transaction fees of $4 for online bookings and $5 for phone bookings apply
Previews 2, 4, 5, 6 April Season 9 April – 7 May
Meet the Artists on Tuesday 12 April (exclusively for Griffin Subscribers)
PERFORMANCE TIMES Monday – Friday 7pm Saturday 2pm and 7pm Tuesday 3 May 2pm & 7pm
RUNNING TIME Approximately 80 minutes no interval.
“Kavanagh’s script is at once ethereal and tough – as delicate in its observations of boys’ foibles as it is flinty in understanding where that can lead … Replay is a fascinating portrayal of that fragile and deceptive fraud: memory.” Stage Noise, Diana Simmonds
“Memory, time, family, truth: these are all themes that will ensure audience members engage with their experience as it goes beyond the realms of mere entertainment.” The Brag, Tegan Jones
“In this delicate new drama, Patrick White Playwrights’ Award winner Phillip Kavanagh experiments with form – and time and space – to examine how different people deal with trauma.” Time Out