Don’t follow the story. Be the story.
The charismatic John Waters is back at Sydney Opera House as a radio host with Sydney in the palm of his hand. He fills the airwaves with biting wit and easy answers - hard facts be damned.
Yesterday, he overstepped the mark. Today, a trial-by-media threatens to get out of control, even if a life is on the line. Fuelled by the controversy, newsrooms all over town are chasing this sensational story. Are they looking for the truth or the next viral hit?
Experience the world premiere of this funny and blisteringly topical new play at the iconic Sydney Opera House. With plenty of surprising twists, Talk is an incisive take on modern journalism and the 24-hour news cycle that is sure to fire up thoughtful and vigorous debate.
Director Jonathan Biggins
Designer Mark Thompson
Lighting Designer Trent Suidgeest
Composer & Sound Designer Steve Francis
Valerie Bader, Helen Christinson, Paige Gardiner, Peter Kowitz, Lucia Mastrantone, Kenneth Moraleda, Andrew Tighe, Hannah Waterman, John Waters, Ben Wood
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Production Patron The Petre Foundation
Presented by Sydney Theatre Company and Adshel