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“It’s all a waste of time,” a boy shouts from a plum tree. “In a few years you’ll all be dead!”


Presented by Blue Cow Theatre in association with Siren Theatre Co.

“Guaranteed to throw even those with bucketloads of conviction and life purpose into an existential crisis. It’s fantastic”
– Manchester Theatre Awards

“It’s all a waste of time,” a boy shouts from a plum tree. 
“In a few years you’ll all be dead!”

Desperate to persuade their smug tree-dwelling friend, Pierre Anthon, that life isn’t pointless, a group of teenagers gather all the objects that are important to them to create a “heap of meaning”: green sandals, a bike, a pet, Jesus on a cross, Cinderella the dog. It seems there is nothing in the world that doesn’t mean something to someone. The ruder Pierre is to his friends, the more extreme their collecting becomes …

Two actors – Jane Hamilton-Foster (Shit, Eight Gigabytes…) and Josef Ber (Mamma Mia, Rush, Bell Shakespeare) – create the whole world of the village, the school and the teenagers in this Australian premiere of the internationally acclaimed Danish play, Nothing, directed by one of Australia’s most innovative and dynamic theatre-makers, Kate Gaul.

Starring: Josef Ber and Jane Hamilton-Foster
Director & Designer: Kate Gaul
Playwright: Pelle Koppel, adapted from the novel by Janne Teller
Lighting Designer: Greg Thompson
Composer & Sound Designer: Dylan Sheridan

Adults $45 | Student / Concession $25

Recommended for ages 15+

Tickets available ONLINE

Friday 12 – Saturday 20 April 2019

Friday 12 April 2019 @ 8:00pm
Saturday 13 April 2019 @ 3:00pm
Saturday 13 April 2019 @ 7:30pm
Monday 15 April 2019 @ 6:00pm
Tuesday 16 April 2019 @ 7:30pm
Wednesday 17 April 2019 @ 2:30pm
Wednesday 17 April 2019 @ 7:30pm
Thursday 18 April 2019 @ 7:30pm
(no performance Good Friday, 19 April 2019)
Saturday 20 April 2019 @ 7:30pm

Doors Open : 30 minutes prior to Performance

70 minutes | NO INTERVAL

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77 Salamanca Place, Battery Point TAS, Australia

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