Event Babyteeth
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Venue Belvoir Street Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 11 February 2012
Last Date 18 March 2012
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description A group of more or less ordinary Sydneysiders go about their lives: Anna makes toast, Henry dresses for work, Milla catches the train to school, Moses deals drugs – that kind of thing. But hovering above this unholy parade of life is the sobering fact that Milla will die before her 15th birthday.

Rita Kalnejais is a young playwright of uncommon genius. She looks at the humdrum world around us and sees something radically alive. Dogs, Paganini, figs, an eight-year-old Vietnamese violin prodigy, morphine, clear skies and a Latvian immigrant are amongst the magnificent conflagration of ingredients which make up this wonderful, funny play. Written specially for Belvoir, its theme is what Rita calls the violent sweetness of life.

Eamon Flack (The End, As You Like It) directs a play of unexpected brilliance about that very old and almost forgotten quality of life: grace.
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Name Function Notes
Kathryn Beck Actor
Helen Buday Actor
David Carreon Actor
Sean Chu Actor
Russell Dykstra Actor
Eamon Farren Actor
Greg Stone Actor
Sara West Actor
Kit Brookman Assistant Director
Alan John Composer
Alice Babidge Costume Designer
Eamon Flack Director
Niklas Pajanti Lighting Designer
Rita Kalnejais Playwright
Robert Cousins Set Designer
Steve Francis Sound Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web http://www.belvoir.com.au/productions-1/babyteeth
Event Identifier 100229