THE PERSIANS / THE SUPPLIANTS
Inspired by Aeschylus, with addition text by Hazrat Inayat Khan, Rumi, Robert Johnson and others.
Reaching far back in time to our two oldest playtexts, Burning House is working to create a new work about terrorism, Islam, the refugee crisis, empathy and the nature of theatre and storytelling itself.
Coming in 2019.
Director, Adapter - Robert Johnson
Designer - James Lew
Lighting Designer - John Collopy
Composer - Imogen Gardem
2018 WORKSHOP CAST
Donna Dimovski-Kantarovski, Jem Lai, Damian Okelich, Michelle Robertson, Myles Teakle, Hugo Williams
Special thanks to Darebin Speakeasy Program for a 2018 Development.