Hopes and Dreams

Theatre (drama, new writing)

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  • theSpace on the Mile - Space 2
  • 14:10
  • Aug 8-13, 15-20
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Australia
  • Group: GRAPA Performing Arts
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
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Description

A tale of unrealised dreams. 'Marion and Douglas are a working-class version of Martha and George from Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, damning in their savage disappointments and derogatory take downs of each other. The show excels through the consummate writing of Bernie Maxwell, and his powerful performance as the hapless, put upon husband Douglas, alongside the terrifyingly good Romina Tappi as his frustrated wife; permanently paralytic through ennui and alcohol. If you love your theatre tight, terrific and challenging, live out your hopes and dreams' ****½ (Advertiser, Adelaide).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: If not taking the lift it is 14 steps into the space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Platform Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices