“You’re doing so great Angel. Did you chew when you were gone?”
Return to Earth
by Lally Katz
When prodigal daughter Alice returns to the sleepy seaside town of Tathra, she’s so out of touch with reality and social mores that she can’t even remember to eat. But with a quest to do what’s right – fall in love and have a baby – Alice has the local mechanic firmly in her sights.
Frightfully cheerful, her parents are prepared to gloss over the missing years, but her brother and best friend are not so quick to forgive. Where has Alice been; and why does she hold the key to their happiness?
Return to Earth is a moving story about family, sacrifice and reconnecting with the world. After that, it gets a lot more complicated. Director Paige Rattray enters the highly imaginative world of award-winning playwright Lally Katz (Stories I Want to Tell You in Person, Smashed, Neighbourhood Watch) for this wonderfully unconventional play.
‘One of the nation’s most exciting writing talents in years.’ The Age on Lally Katz
Image: John Feely
Cast | Creatives
PLAYWRIGHT Lally Katz
DIRECTOR Paige Rattray
PRODUCER Belinda Kelly
SET DESIGN Team Textiles & Arthur
LIGHTING DESIGNER Ross Graham
COMPOSER Tom Hogan
DESIGN CONSULTANT David Fleischer
COSTUME DESIGN Emma Kingsbury
STAGE MANAGER Victor Areces
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Lucas Jervies
SPECIAL EFFECTS Tom Taylor
WITH Ben Barber, Yure Covich, Laurence Coy, Tahlia Hoffman Hayes, Mark Langham, Shari Sebbens, Wendy Strehlow, Catherine Terracini and Scarlett Waters
4 – 28 September 2013 at the Stables Theatre as part of the Griffin Independent season. See you there.