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Kavanah Productions and BRAVE Theatre present...
PRIMA FACIE

Wed 6 November - Fri 8 November 2024
Isaac Theatre Royal

ITR in partnership with Kavanah Productions and BRAVE Theatre presents

Prima Facie by Suzie Miller

Something has to change.

Tessa is a criminal defence lawyer at the top of her game and is loving it: defending, cross-examining, and playing the rules of the law to win. But when the tables turn she finds herself at the mercy of the very system that she has dedicated her life to. Shadows of doubt are illuminated, making us question, ‘Who is our legal system really serving?’

Winner of the 2023 Olivier Award for Best Play, this vital, witty, gripping one-woman show had a sell out season at Circa Theatre, Wellington. Starring Mel Dodge and directed by Lyndee-Jane Rutherford, Prima Facie is a phenomenal production that continues an urgent conversation for Aotearoa New Zealand.

There will be post-show Q&A sessions.

Winner: Best New Play 2023, Olivier Awards

Winner: Stage Award 2020, Australia Writers’ Guild

Winner: Outstanding Theatre Writing 2020, David Williamson Award

Winner: Major Award 2020, Australia Writers’ Guild

Winner: Griffin Award 2018, Griffin Theatre Award

“This play is the reason you go to the theatre.” – Courier Mail

“An urgent and compelling work…run, don’t walk.” ★★★★★ – Time Out

Prima Facie was first produced by Griffin Theatre Company in 2019 at the SBW Stables Theatre.

Audience Care Note: *This show includes themes of sexual assault. Recommended for audiences 12+. Prima Facie is a one-woman show that deals with the important theme of sexual assault and how the legal system deals with these cases. A sexual assault is described within the play. The actor is fully clothed at all times. The scene is stylised and is treated with sensitivity. There are court scenes including the character Tessa taking the stand as a witness.

Upcoming performances

Wed 6 November 2024
6:00 pm
Thu 7 November 2024
6:00 pm
Fri 8 November 2024
6:00 pm

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Christchurch
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