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When the Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovell

Presented by Iron Lung Theatre

2020 REPROGRAM

A gripping saga spanning four generations and two hemispheres.

Alice Springs. 2039. A fish falls from the sky - it still smells of the sea. It’s been raining for days, the apocalypse looms ever closer and Gabriel York knows something is wrong.

When the Rain Stops Falling unfolds like a puzzle to be solved. Told through the interconnected stories of two families over four generations; between a prediction in 1959 and its outcome eighty years later.

Writer Andrew Bovell (Lantana) has created an epic and powerful piece of magic realism, which ask the question: do we have the capacity to address the damage of the past in the future?

“A gloriously written and gripping script that is dramatically unpredictable and yet piercingly beautiful … "

ArtsHub

"A work of great complexity, insight and sorrow ..."

AustralianStage

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Directed by: Briony Dunn

Lighting Design: Clare Springett ​

Sound Design: James Paul and Darrin Verhagen

Stage Manager: Natasha Marich

Production Manager: Julia Landberg

Cast: Heather Bolton, Lucie Chaix, Nicholas Denton,

Esther van Doornum​, Francis Greenslade,

Margaret Mills and Alex Pinder

DURATION: 120 Min

WARNINGS + SUITABILITY: 15+

Adult Themes, Sexual References, Smoke Machine, Haze Machine, Loud Noises

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