‘Superb. Riveting, breathtaking – most exciting drama of the year’ – L.A. Herald Examiner.
By Gardner McKay
26 April – 13 May, 2017
The Courthouse Hotel, North Melbourne
Running Time: 110 minutes including interval
“Why does anyone want to do that to anyone?”
Maude Christopher has devoted her life to changing peoples’ minds. A lauded clinical psychiatrist, she is logical, precise, highly intelligent. But these are human qualities, and can just as easily be found in one who would use them not to heal, but to destroy.
North of Eight dives into the dark and twisted world of deliberate, sickening acts of crime. We are led to question our own ability to hurt, to kill, to change forever the life of another.
‘One of the most thrilling, dark and twisted productions to date’ – Milk Bar Mag.
In his own words, the author describes this play as, among other things, “about our vast ability to manipulate one another…it is about our awful power of charisma.”
Gardner McKay’s thrilling, deceptive and surprising play will have you hooked from the first uncertainty to the last.
“After all I’ve done, wouldn’t it be weird if I wasn’t insane?”
Directed by Sarah Hallam | Produced by Jessica To | Starring Faran Martin and Kashmir Sinnamon.
‘The audience is seduced into a perfect nightmare of powerful psychological manipulation’ – Weekend Notes.
Read reviews of ‘Toyer’ here