Book Festival: Letters Home

Can theatre help us approach the idea of dialogue from a different perspective? With the resurgence in letters and written correspondence in a world so tech-savvy, the Grid Iron theatre company certainly seeks to make you think about it with their promenade theatre – a first for the Book Festival.

Wandering around Charlotte Square in four colour-coded sections, the silver group first step into a dimly lit, sand-covered room to witness Christos Tsiolkas’ Eve and Cain, which sees Charlene Boyd and Gavin Marshall correspond as the two, via slaves, following the murder of Abel. An overwhelming introduction to Letters Home, the duo shout, spit and splash the audience as they convulse with rage and emotion, of being a mother who lost, and a father who looks to do better.

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