Theatre: The Season

15 May 2018

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24-25 August @ His Majesty’s Theatre Perth ·
Presented by His Majesty’s Theatre ·

Families are like seasons: you don’t get to pick them, and when they show up you best be ready!

24-25 August

Fresh from its success at the 2018 Green Room Awards where it received three awards, including the coveted Theatre Companies Production Award, Tasmania Performs’ production of The Season comes to His Majesty’s Theatre for a strictly limited touring run.

The Season tells the stories of the Duncans, a family that returns to Big Dog Island off the northern coast of Tasmania for six weeks every year for the Mutton Bird Season, just as Tasmanian Aboriginal people have done for over 10,000 years. Amid the threat of snakes – and Pop’s explosive temper – the family reunites with a country and culture still very much alive.

However, the Duncans are, first and foremost, a family; and, like any other family, they have secrets, long memories, tragic histories and heartbreakingly funny perspectives that come tumbling out around the traditional practice of muttonbirding.

The Season is a deadly funny portrait of a singular corner of our world; and this original acclaimed production is raucous and rowdy celebration of tradition and the bonds that unite us.

Tickets online through or phone 6212 9292 or from Perth Theatre Trust Box Offices.

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