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“In the search for connection, when there are no more floors to crash through, the only way out is in”.

This dynamic Australian work is a humorous and moving theatrical cycle that explores the painful depths of loneliness, the profound joy of aloneness and the impact of social isolation. a/lone combines physical and verbatim theatre with an evocative live original score. Written and directed by Janine McKenzie and featuring original music by Seshtin Honey, a/lone is brought to life by performers Xavier McGettigan, Stacey Carmichael and Emily Jacker-Lawrence.

Following a successful Australian premiere at the Geelong Arts Centre, a/lone graced the Edinburgh Fringe Festival stage in 2023. In 2024 it will tour Victoria, Australia.

Supported by Geelong Arts Centre's Creative Engine.

Running time: 70min

CONTAINS OCCASIONAL COARSE LANGUAGE and triggering themes around loneliness and domestic violence

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