SAMSON – A BRUTALLY HONEST PLAY ABOUT WHAT IT MEANS TO BE YOUNG IN AUSTRALIA.


Essie, Beth and Sid are on the cusp of adulthood at the arse-end of the world.  Together in a small Queensland town they laugh, sunbathe, fight,  dream and pray for some kind of future that they can’t quite picture.

The accidental death of a friend has torn apart all their assumptions about  loyalty, love and life. And when a new kid comes to town with his own secrets and  baggage, their fragile equilibrium faces a fresh test. Barely-healed wounds are reopened, new allegiances are formed and, finally, new futures become possible.

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Opening 17 April, La Boite’s ‘Samson’ comes from the pen of one of Queensland’s brightest new playwrights Julia-Rose Lewis, who developed this new work as a La Boite Artist-in-Residence in 2013.

Samson will play at La Boite Theatre 17 April 2 May. Tickets are available now via www.laboite.com.au or call (07) 3007 8600.