Past the Shallows

AAR-ATYP-Past-the-Shallows-photo-by-Jesse-HunnifordA co-production with Archipelago Productions, Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), presents the world premiere of Past the Shallows at The Rebel Theatre from 13 October 2022.

Harry and Miles live with their father, an abalone diver, on the wild and beautiful south coast of Tasmania. With their father largely absent, they look after each other as best they can.

Over a school holiday while Miles works on the boat, Harry begins an unlikely friendship that will upset the delicate balance holding this unpredictable world together.

Adapted by playwright Julian Larnach from Favel Parrett’s award-winning debut novel, Past the Shallows is an ode to brotherhood and a heart-wrenching, lyrical exploration of mortality, family secrets and the capacity for both brutality and tenderness within contemporary masculinity.

Acclaimed director Ben Winspear directs a powerhouse cast of three young actors, Meg Clarke, Ryan Hodson and Griffin Mclaughlin, playing multiple roles in our final production of the year.

Let yourself be swept away on the tide of this compelling and deeply poignant story that will stay with you long after the lights come up.

Director & Dramaturg: Ben Winspear | Featuring: Meg Clarke, Ryan Hodson, Griffin Mclaughlin | Set & Costume Designer: Keerthi Subramanyam | Sound Designer: Glenn Richards | Lighting Designer: Jason James | AV Designer: Nema Adel | Production Manager: Taryn Brown | Stage Manager: Hannah Crane | Set Builder: Paul Colegrave | Writer: Julian Larnach

Past the Shallows
The Rebel Theatre, Pier 2/3 – 13A Hickson Road, Dawes Point
Season: 13 October – 9 November 2022
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Image: Meg Clarke, Ryan Hodson and Griffin Mclaughlin feature in Past the Shallows – photo by Jesse Hunniford