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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

9 Jul — 24 Jul 2021
Season Rescheduled
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Presented by Brink Productions in association with Adelaide Festival Centre

By Thornton Wilder | Adapted by Phillip Kavanagh

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the long-term impact of Covid-19 on the local theatre sector, Brink Productions has decided to delay their production of The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder.

The new season dates will be: 9 July to 24 July 2021.

The production will be presented at the Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre.

For more information on the change please visit www.brinkproductions.com

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead, and the bridge is love...

It’s 18th century Peru. An ancient Incan rope bridge collapses sending five strangers plummeting to their deaths and unleashing a fabulist’s tale of conspiracy, seduction and betrayal. In this thrilling reimagining of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-winning novel, Adelaide’s celebrated Brink Productions brings their unique theatricality to a daisy chain of stories and coincidence that leads five strangers to meet their fate. The incomparable Paul Capsis, in an extraordinary act of theatrical shamanism, inhabits the role of Camila Perichole, the greatest actress of her age, as she draws the audience into an epic narrative that ultimately reveals her own heartbreaking story.

Co-commissioned by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Adelaide Guitar Festival.

THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY © 1927
The Wilder Family LLC

Actor

Paul Capsis

Musicians

Slava and Leonard Grigoryan

Director

Chris Drummond

Music Directors

Slava and Leonard Grigoryan

Assistant Director

Clara Solly-Slade

Designer

Jonathon Oxlade

Lighting

Chris Petridis

Sound

Lachlan Turner

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