Monday, 4 March 2019 to Saturday, 16 March 2019
Adelaide Fringe

"Immediate, contemporary and poignant” The Herald

A Political Thriller with Biblical Bite in support of Amnesty International

In a contemporary single-faith Middle Eastern state, a charismatic preacher with a radical message of peace emerges from the desert. As religious violence tears the region apart, his followers are pursued, persecuted and imprisoned. Finally, a 21st century ‘Judas’ is arrested, interrogated and ultimately forced to betray his leader; but is he really the betrayer or betrayed, and who is ultimately pulling the strings?

From the same team that presented the 5 Star sell-out show 'Mengele' and award winning ‘Shell Shock’ at Adelaide Fringe 2018, JUDAS is a new play, premiering at the 2019 Fringe. A scratch performance in Brighton was described as “an intriguing, surprising and relevant parable for modern times” (Fringe Guru). This production features Adelaide Critics Circle Emerging Artist of the Year Stefanie Rossi with Tim Marriott (Mengele, Shell Shock) and Marc Clement  (Toyer, Two, Reasonable Doubt)  directed by Tony Knight (Mengele, Toyer, Two, Reasonable Doubt).

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHSpzjf4sF0

 JUDAS is co-produced by STARC Productions. STARC is a new Theatre Production company run by Marc Clement, Tony Knight and Stefanie Rossi, aiming to showcase professional theatre performance in Adelaide. Recent productions at the Bakehouse include Toyer, Two and a sell out season of Reasonable Doubt.

Amnesty International
This production will be supporting Amnesty International Australia. Through research and campaigning, Amnesty International fights abuses of human rights worldwide, working to bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws and free people jailed for voicing their opinion. The JUDAS team will be working with local activists to take action for human rights defenders and support the work of Amnesty International. 
“When human rights are denied, we won’t be silent”  www.amnesty.org.au

More information and press contact, please contact:
For JUDAS company, contact Tim at: t6marriott@gmail.com
For Amnesty International, contact Sandy at: sandy.marion@amnesty.org.au

"two courageous companies create a compelling hour of gruelling theatre, and at a time when we ignore their message at our own peril."
Jude Hines - Stage Whispers
4 STARS - "In this compelling 21st century take on Judas, it is difficult to conceive of an actor more engrossed in his part than Tim Marriott this Fringe"
The Advertiser
This is a powerful, moving, and vitally important piece of theatre, the sort of thing that the Fringe was created to present.... Do not let this slip by"
Barry Lenny - Broadway World


Adults $25, Conc/Preview/Cheap Tuesday $20, Child $20, Family $80, Group (6+) $18, Bank SA $19.50, Fringe Members $19.50
50 mins

Directed by: Tony Knight
Featuring: Tim Marriott, Stefanie Rossi, Marc Clement
Lighting Design by: Stephen Dean

Monday, 4 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, 5 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 7 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Friday, 8 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 9 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Monday, 11 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 14 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Friday, 15 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 16 March 2019 - 7:30pm

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