Boy Gets Girl

Date(s) - 26 Sep 2012
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of Western Australia

Captioned Performance:  Wednesday, 26 September 2012 at 7.30pm

Successful journalist Theresa gets talked into a blind date with computer consultant Tony. As blind dates go, this one could have been a lot worse, but Theresa quickly realises that Tony isn’t the man of her dreams. She extricates herself from their second rendezvous as tactfully but firmly as possible.

That should have been the end of the story … but Tony doesn’t stop calling her at work. He continues to inundate her with flowers. And then he finds out where she lives, and the blind date turns into a living nightmare. In search of help, desperate Theresa finds support where she least expects it, but will she be able to regain control of her life?

“… one of the finest, most disturbing American plays in years.” TIME Magazine

“What Gilman does expertly is show how the stalker invades every aspect of the victim’s life: not merely her physical privacy but also her professional skill and sense of identity.” The Guardian

Boy Gets Girl asks the big questions: Who do we love? Who do we trust? What defines our identity? And how do we cope when life as we know it disintegrates in front of our eyes? Boy Gets Girl will get under your skin.” Kate Cherry


Cast Includes: Jacob Allan, James Hagan, Whitney Richards, Helen Searle, Steve Turner, Alison van Reeken

Director: Adam Mitchell

Designers: Set & Costume Designer Fiona Bruce, Lighting DesignerTrent Suidgeest


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