The Q

Melbourne Theatre Company presents

SLAP. BANG. KISS.

11 Sep 24

The Q

14+

by Dan Giovannoni

When their stories go viral and the whole world is watching, what will these young people do next?

Overview

Dates

11 September 2024

Times

11am, Wed 11 September 2024 (Post-show Q&A)

7.30pm, Wed 11 September 2024

Venue

The Q

Running time

60 minutes, no interval

Audience advice

Coarse language, references to gun violence and homophobia, haze effects and dynamic sound.

Recommended for ages 14+

Tickets

$30 – $49.90*

*Early Bird pricing available until 10am, 10 August.

Q Member$44.90
All$49.90
30 & Under$30

Description

Classification

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SLAP. A video of 16-year-old Immi hitting a security officer goes viral. BANG. Sofia’s impassioned speech for the victims of a school shooting makes international news. KISS. In the car park of a small-town supermarket, people rally around Darby and Daniel as the boys lock lips in an attempt to set the world record for the longest kiss.

Shortlisted for the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, this new play from multi-award winning playwright Dan Giovannoni tracks three young people whose stories kick-start a series of events none of them could have anticipated, transforming them into global symbols of revolution. But when their stories go viral and the whole world is watching, what will they do next?

Exploring themes of activism, community and hope, director Katy Maudlin delivers a bold production featuring some of the country’s finest young performers.

…a crisp, tight sixty minutes of engrossing storytelling.

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