5 – 20 July @ Melville Theatre ·
Presented by Melville Theatre ·
A spine-tingling thriller about a family’s secret will soon be exposed at Melville Theatre, exploring the thin line between fantasy, reality and madness. Written by Ira Levin (best known for his best-selling horror novel Rosemary’s Baby) and directed by Georgina Kling, Veronica’s Room has a sense of looming danger, suspense and unexpected twists.
Students Susan and Larry find themselves as guests enticed to an Irish couple’s mansion, after they claim Susan bears a striking resemblance to their deceased ward Veronica. They persuade Susan to impersonate Veronica to solace the dead girl’s sister, now elderly and senile. But once the door closes, Susan begins to feels she may have erred in her decision…
Veronica’s Room plays at 8pm July 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 with a 2pm matinee on July 14. Tickets are $20, $15 concession – book on 9330 4565 or at www.meltheco.org.au.
Melville Theatre is at 393A Canning Highway (corner of Stock Road), Palmyra.
Tensions flare between Susan (Grace Morton, left) and Larry (Jacob Turner) in Veronica’s Room.