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by Anna Kamaralli
posted 19/05/2015

Mad March Hare presents Shivered

Special Offer: Eastside listeners can get 25% off tickets when booking online by using the Promo Code: EASTSIDE

Mad March Hare Theatre Company presents an Australian premiere



A young couple are moving into their new home.

A soldier is being held hostage.

Two boys are searching for monsters.

All these events are connected by both family and time … but what story can be told when family and time are broken?

Covering the space of 12 years, Shivered unpicks the story of two families and then re-weaves it into something new and startling.

Seven people, one war, a derelict car plant and mysterious lights in the sky… all come together in the Draylingstowe, Essex, where the view from green hills once offered hope and prosperity for all.

Two young white men.


Shivered is about fragmentation, about the break-up of families, friendships and community, and the shattering of certainties between reality and fantasy. Seventeen brilliantly linked scenes are performed non-chronologically, moving back and forth in time, painfully piecing together the shards of glass.

“Director Claudia Barrie’s production of this temporally shifting, multi-stranded drama is secure, clearly thought out and strikingly staged” Jason Blake SMH

Directed by Claudia Barrie

Featuring Josh Anderson, Joseph Del Re, Rhonda Doyle, Libby Fleming, Andrew Johnston, Brendan Miles, Liam Nunan


What: Shivered by Philip Ridley

When:  7 – 30 May Tuesday – Saturday 7pm

Where: PACT Theatre, 107 Railway Pde, Erskineville   

Tickets: $32/$26 via madmarchtheatreco.com

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