Wednesday, 24 October 2018 to Saturday, 10 November 2018
Matt Crook in "Lines". Photo by Sia Duff

LINES by Pamela Carter premiered at The Yard Theatre, London in 2015.   This is the play’s Australian premiere.

Four young soldiers lie awake in their barracks.
Their thoughts turn to war, to violence, to heroism.
But on the inside, their minds wage a war on themselves and each other.

In 2013, after 12 years of war, the Australian Army ceased active combat duties in Afghanistan.
What happens to new recruits, trained up and ready for combat, when there is no war to fight?

Pamela Carter’s thrilling new play is about young men who are searching for a sense of meaning, identity, security and family.

Who do we get to fight our wars? And how do we recruit them? These questions sit at the heart of LINES.

“(LINES) combines a compelling dream-like intensity with a vigorous energy”, The Guardian

PLEASE NOTE: This production contains simulated violence and occasional coarse language.

It is suitable for people 16 years of age and over.

MORE INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS:-  Please scroll down to the "documents" and download the "Information for Schools" document.


“Director Corey McMahon has done a fine job in drilling his accomplished cast (Matt Crook, Rashidi Edward, Stuart Fong and James Smith) to a high pitch of perfection"
Peter Burdon - The Advertiser
"Lines is polished, riveting, challenging, entertaining and confronting...Do not miss this extraordinary production.”
Jude Hines – Stage Whispers
"It is gruelling but compelling, beautiful and ugly, humorous then tragic.”
Greg Elliiott - Indaily


Previews All tix $25; Season:- Adults $35, Conc $30, Under 30's $25, Groups (8+) $30, MEAA members $30
70 mins no interval

Written by Pamela Carter
Directed by Corey McMahon
Produced by Manda Webber
Featuring: Matt Crook, Rashidi Edward, Stuart Fong and Jim Smith.
Designed by Ailsa Paterson
Associate Designer: Olivia Zanchetta
Movement Choreography by Roz Hervey.
AV and Lighting Design by Chris Petridis
Sound Design by James Oborn

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 - 6:30pm
Thursday, 25 October 2018 - 8:00pm
Opening night: 
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 27 October 2018 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 6:30pm
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 8:00pm
Friday, 2 November 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 3 November 2018 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, 6 November 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - 6:30pm
Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 8:00pm
Friday, 9 November 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 10 November 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 3 November 2018 - 2:00pm
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 11:00am

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