When I Awoke

Tue 23 to Sun 28 Jan


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A woman sits alone in a pristine London apartment. Behind her, the ruins of a life built on excellence: a failed relationship, a dangerous addiction, the wreckage of a surgical career. Before her, an envelope with a one-way ticket home to Australia, departing Heathrow later that night.

Occurring in real-time and told through poetry and song, When I Awoke is both a detailed character portrait and a rumination on the nature of exile, place and selfhood in an increasingly itinerant world.

The international premiere of an original Australian chamber opera, with libretto and music by James Christensen.

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Dates

Day Time
Tuesday 23 January 2018 8:30pm
Wednesday 24 January 2018 8:30pm
Thursday 25 January 2018 8:30pm
Friday 26 January 2018 8:30pm
Saturday 27 January 2018 8:30pm
Sunday 28 January 2018 8:30pm

Prices

Type Price
Full $32
Concession $28
Member $26
Group (6+) $25
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