BASED ON THE NOVEL BY PETER GOLDSWORTHY. ADAPTED & DIRECTED BY HUMPHREY BOWER.
“Bower is a born storyteller” – The West Australian
An extraordinary love story and an ethical conundrum, Wish is based on the astonishing novel by leading Australian writer Peter Goldsworthy, and adapted by Helpmann Award winner Humphrey Bower.
JJ, the hearing son of deaf parents, agrees to teach Sign to the mysterious ‘Eliza’. She demonstrates a gift for Sign and bonds passionately with her new teacher.
Humphrey Bower plays JJ, joined by dancer-choreographer Danielle Micich as Eliza, with live music by Leon Ewing in this intimate Australian work that will take you to the outer limits of language, nature, ethics and love.
Nominated: Best Director (Humphrey Bower) Equity Guild Awards
Winner: Members’ Choice Award, Blue Room Theatre Awards
Winner: Blue Stone Award, Best Performance (Humphrey Bower & Danielle Micich)
Winner: WA Dance Award, Outstanding Female Performance (Danielle Micich)
14 — 24 MAY 2014
Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA
WRITER: Peter Goldsworthy, adapted and directed by Humphrey Bower
STARRING: Danielle Micich & Humphrey Bower
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Andrew Lake
ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGNER: Joe Lui
MUSIC: Leon Ewing
A co-production with Night Train Productions
Originally supported by The Blue Room Theatre