Discover the compelling journey of Austin 'Occi' Byrne, brilliantly portrayed by Andre De Vanny, in this captivating production directed by Greg Carroll. "Swansong" is a poignant exploration of the unyielding bond between a mother and her son, set against the backdrop of 1960s society.
Witness the resilience and love of Occi and his mother as they navigate a world that has turned its back on them. This emotionally charged play delves into themes of survival, the power of human connection, and the triumph of the spirit in the face of adversity. Through a blend of lyrical prose and authentic performances, "Swansong" offers a moving and inspirational narrative.
Join us for an unforgettable theatrical experience. This production is a must-see for anyone who appreciates powerful storytelling and the transformative impact of theatre.
1hr 30mins (no interval)
March 13th, 2024
March 23rd, 2024
Explosives Factory is accessed via a flight of stairs and is not wheelchair accessible.
“De Vanny contrasts alarming aggression and piteous vulnerability to unnerving dramatic effect. It’s a protean incarnation of a damaged character, the sort of vehicle that wins Oscars.” - The Age ★★★★
“EVERYBODY IN MELBOURNE GO AND SEE SWANSONG AT @Theatre_Works IMMEDIATELY IT IS A GODDAMN MASTERCLASS (sorry for shouting, but really....)” - Virginia Gay
Written By: Conor McDermottroe
Directed By: Greg Caroll
Performed By: Andre Devanny
Produced By: Theatre Works
Swansong runs for 1hr 30mins (no interval).
Swansong is at St Kilda's Explosives Factory (Theatre Works).
Swansong tickets start at $30.
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