Performances

a wintery scene

SOLD OUT

Where

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The Loft (Z2)
Kelvin Grove

Seating is General Admission with a strict 'Lockout Policy'.

No latecomers will be admitted.

When

31 October – 4 November

Tickets

Adults $22
Seniors & QUT Staff $18
Pensioner & Full-time student $15
School Groups 10+ $15
Theatre subscribers FREE

Complimentary bonus tickets for subscribers

Contact

Gardenstix (07) 3138 4455

The Winter's Tale

Written by William Shakespeare

Opening in a Sicilian palace, Polixenes (the King of Bohemia) is visiting his long-time friend, Leontes (the King of Sicily). After nine months, Polixenes' plans to head back to Bohemia are put on hold at the bequest of Leontes' devoted wife, Hermione. Leontes quickly becomes irrationally jealous of the friendly relationship between his very pregnant wife and former best friend – certain the child his wife is carrying is the product of their torrid affair. Polixenes gets word of Leontes plot to kill him and escapes home to Bohemia, while Hermione, although innocent, is banished to jail where she gives birth to a baby girl, Perdita, whom Leontes' henchman leaves for dead out in the Bohemian desert. Perdita is rescued by a old shepherd who raises her his daughter. As the years pass, Perdita grows into a beautiful woman who catches the eye of King Polixenes's son Prince Florizel, and the saga continues.

Performances

Tuesday 31 October6.30pmSOLD OUT
Wednesday 1 November6.30pmSOLD OUT
Thursday 2 November6.30pmSOLD OUT
Friday 3 November7.30pmSOLD OUT
Saturday 4 November7.30pmSOLD OUT

Featuring

Second-year QUT Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) students

Directed by

Michael Futcher & Helen Howard

Duration

150 minutes (including interval)

Warnings

Theatrical haze

Presented by

QUT Precincts for the Creative Industries Faculty