Enjoy a rehearsed reading of award-winning novelist Tim Winton’s play, SHRINE.
The absorbing and harrowing play tells the story of a grieving father’s response to the roadside shrine created by his late son’s girlfriend. The reading directed by Yoni Prior of Deakin University and performed by alumni including Miles O’Neil and Maria Theodorakis.
Following the reading, join students from Deakin University’s School of Communication and Creative Arts as they break out from the Deakin Edge and enter the Square for a choreographed work devised by Louise Morris and Miles O’Neil.
This reading is performed with the permission of Tim Winton. SHRINE was first produced by Black Swan State Theatre in August 2013.
Tim Winton has published twenty-five books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981. He has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). Tim Winton’s most recent novel is Eyrie, released October 2013.
Where: Deakin Edge + The Square
When: Sunday 15 June, 4pm – 5.30pm
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