THE NIGHTWATCHMAN

By Daniel Keene
Directed by Siobhán O’Gara
Licensed through the Australian Script Centre

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The poster for The Nightwatchman - the next play at Melville Theatre

Bill has lived a life amongst the rambling beauty of the old family home. Now he’s gone blind, and children Helen and Michael have returned for a few days to move him to a secure apartment. On the outside Bill is stoic, resigned to his fate, but inside he silently rages against the darkness.
Helen feels the weight of responsibility – for both her father and her own family. The fragility of her marriage has her longing for the untroubled days of childhood.
Photographer Michael is on the verge of a quiet breakdown, having for years avoided meaningful connection with any human being.
Drawn together in a garden full of echoes, the three discover tender memories of the shared past unwilling to release them…

Season Dates:
September 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 at 8pm, with a 2pm matinee on Sept 22

Tickets $20 and $15 for concession holders

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