Cast announced for Darkness at the Library

Cast announced for Darkness at the Library

The Darkness theater experience, created by Andrew Bovell, Zoey Dawson, Dino Dimitriadis, Dan Giovannoni and Megan Wilding, opens January 10, 2023 at the Newtown Library.

Actors Alec Snow, Caroline George, Drew Wilson, Imogen Sage and Jerome Meyer bring the site responsive production to life.

Producer Rodney Rigby (Come From Away, Jersey Boys):

We’re thrilled to finally announce our talented cast, who will join some of the country’s most admired creatives to create one of the boldest and most exciting theatrical experiences.

Inspired by an extraordinary meeting in 1816 – the year without a summer – but reinterpreted in the near future, Darkness is a rich, alluring work that transports audiences into intersecting worlds of mystery, transformation, fantasy and wonder. In an abandoned house, notorious poet Lord Byron and his deeply curious and combative friends find themselves caught in a life-and-death tug of war in the face of nature’s wrath, unrest and plague.

Poet Lord Byron stars Alec Snow (Holding the Man, The Nether, Home and Away), with Caroline George as Mary Shelley (The Marriage Agency, Three Fat Virgins Unassembled, Breathe), Jerome Meyer (War Horse, Storm Boy, Laser Beak ). Man) as Percy Shelley, Imogen Sage (The Last Tentacle, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Claudel, Woyzeck + Marie) as Mary’s stepsister Claire Clairmont and Drew Wilson (Holding the Man, Othello, A Midsummer Night’s Dream).

Darkness was created by artists Andrew Bovell (Lantana, Head On, When the Rain Stops Falling), Zoey Dawson (Australian Realness, The Unspoken Word is Joe, Calamity), Dan Giovannoni (Loaded, Merciless Gods, Jurassica), and Megan Wilding (GAME . SET. MATCH, A Little Piece of Ash) with director Dino Dimitriadis (Cleansed, Angels in America Part I & II, Overflow).

Director Dino Dimitriadis:

Darkness dares to ask bold questions about our time, what it means to be human and how we hunger for pleasure and connection. Some of the country’s boldest artists have come together to create an experience that transports audiences to worlds of history and transformation.

For Darkness, the location is created by designer Isabel Hudso (The Mousetrap, American Psycho, Cry-Baby) in collaboration with lighting designer Benjamin Brockman (Lady Tabouli, Angels in America Part 1 & 2) and music and sound designer Danni Esposito (Stay Woke , Overflow, The Sound Inside).

season details

Venue: The Library, 5 Eliza Street, Newtown
Date: As of January 10, 2023

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