The play is about a time when Britain was transitioning from a nation fighting for survival to a nation crowned with glory that had lost the ability to feel.
Australian academic, Professor Talbot, is teaching at Columbia University in the hectic and fearful post-9/11 America. With many Americans criticising and discriminating against their perceived enemy, Talbot publicly draws similarities between America’s current societal culture and that of 1930’s Germany.
Three Tall Women by American playwright Edward Albee has been taken on by the University of Adelaide Theatre Guild under the direction of Geoff Brittain.
Following their sellout season of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, Holden Street Theatres' resident theatre company Red Phoenix return with the Adelaide premiere of David Williamson's Don Parties On.
All Edward Albee’s plays demand in depth character work, and none more so that this wordy and angst-ridden piece.
If you have shied away from Shakespeare in past because you have always thought that it would be dry and incomprehensible, then this is the Shakespeare that you have been looking for.