The Spook

Logos Productions | 26 May - 13 June

The Western Australian premiere of an award winning Australian play

A BITTERSWEET PERSONAL ODYSSEY WITH A TWENTY FIRST CENTURY BITE.

Based on a true story, The Spook is an allegory of our times. Set in the 1960’s, but resonating with the current Australian political climate, a teenager is recruited into ASIO and to spy on the local Communist party – with hilarious and alarming results.

40 years ago – Menzies governed; the white Australia policy was still in place; and we were entering into a foreign war. We were paranoid about strange customs and ideologies that could threaten our comfortable way of life. So what’s changed?

Reeves’ play displays as astute understanding of how politics works at a micro-level in Australia. It is suspenseful, subversive and savagely funny.

THE SPOOK IS POTENT STORYTELLING

  • Written by Melissa Reeves
    Directed by Vivienne Garrett
    Featuring Michelle Fornasier, Brendan Hanson, Elise Jansen, Monica Main, Nicholas Papademetriou & TJ Power
    Lighting design Mike Nanning

  • Location

    PICA Performance Space

  • Dates & Times

    Opening:
    Thursday 28 May, 8pm

    Season:
    29 May – 13 June

    Tuesday – Saturday, 8pm
    Sunday 7 June, 6pm

    Previews:
    Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 May, 8pm

  • Tickets

    $28 Full
    $22 Concession & Art Addicts

    Tuesdays and Previews all tickets $15