The Second Woman
03 - 04 March 2018

The Second Woman

3 March – 4 March 2018

Step inside a 24-hour live performance and cinema spectacle.

Like bingeing on a box-set, you won’t be able to drag yourself away. A diverse cast of 100 different men are invited to star opposite Nat Randall in a scene inspired by the John Cassavetes’ cult film Opening Night.

Randall performs the same short scene as an ageing theatre star on the brink of self-destruction on repeat. Watch as it shifts in meaning and emotion with each new participant. On-stage sparks fly and the sense of elation and anxiety is palpable.

Come for an hour, stay for the night – this is performance at its most epic, a complex game of fiction and reality.

‘A stunning creative feat, from concept to execution. One of the finest examples of independent Australian theatre in years. – The Guardian

Presented in Association with Perth Festival 2018

Creative Team
Co-creators Nat Randall & Anna Breckon
Concept & Performance Nat Randall
Script & Direction Anna Breckon & Nat Randall
Video Direction EO Gill & Anna Breckon
Lighting Design Amber Silk
Sound Composition Nina Buchanan
Hair & Makeup Sophie Roberts
Camera Operation EO Gill
Participant Coordination Jade Muratore

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