Toyer

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 to Saturday, 27 January 2018

TOYER is a ‘cat and mouse’ psychological thriller that addresses humanity’s vast ability to manipulate one another, our moral lawlessness, our wondrous gift for lying and the awful power of charisma. It is about our capacity to absorb mindless horror as well as our immediate power to forgive. A ‘Toyer’ is someone who toys, a mass paralyzer who toys with their victims. It is not murder, or rape, but seduction leading to immobilization. TOYER is a modern American play that has successfully been produced throughout the world at esteemed venues such as the Eisenhower Theatre and the Kennedy Centre with involvement from numerous acclaimed actors and directors including Kathleen Turner, Brad Davis and Tony Richardson. Described as ‘Deeply disturbing and entirely relevant’ by NPR, the Herald Examiner called it ‘Riveting, breathtaking’, whilst Variety stated, ‘A classic mystery that always keeps you guessing on the edge of your seat’. This production is the Adelaide premier of TOYER and is an exciting production not to be missed!
“(Toyer) is about our capacity to believe any truth, as it suits us…about our dreadful crimes; not that they happen, that we know about them and turn the page.”       G. McKay (Author) 

 

Details

Theatre: 
Pricing: 
Adults $33 Concession $28 Previews $25
Duration: 
90 minutes no interval
Credits: 

- Written by Gardner McKay

- Director: Tony Knight
- Actors: Marc Clement, Stefanie Rossi
- Set Design: Tony Knight
- Lighting Design: Stephen Dean/Tony Knight
- Tech Operator: Stephen Dean
- Stage Manager: Charissa McCluskey- Garcia

Preview(s): 
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 8:00pm
Opening night: 
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 8:00pm
Season: 
Friday, 19 January 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 20 January 2018 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 8:00pm
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 8:00pm
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 8:00pm
Matinee(s): 
Saturday, 20 January 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 2:00pm

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