Be entertained amongst the stars! Between Solar Systems, written and directed by Scott MacArdle, is a delightful and well-presented 75 minutes show. On a silver clad stage with computer screens and flashing lights, we are placed inside a familiar spaceship interior (set designer Sara Chricilli). Vincent (Nick Maclaine) is a typical spaceship captain in his figure-hugging Star Trek-like clothing. Ably assisted by ‘V’ (Jo Morris), the disembodied voice of the ship’s computer, Vincent has a set routine and not a care in the world, until… With the appearance of (imagined or simulated?) ‘The Woman’ (Emily David) Vincent questions his reality and asks bigger questions such as, who is really in control, and who needs whom to give their existence purpose?
Presented by Second Chance Theatre & The Blue Room Theatre Between Two Solar Systems is playing from 8-26 September 2015 7pm at the Blue Room Theatre, Perth
About Vivienne Glance
Vivienne Glance is a playwright, poet, performer and scholar. Her plays have been produced in Australia and overseas, and have been showcased at The International Playwriting Festival in London. Other plays have won prizes or been shortlisted in competitions. Vivienne works with Sudanese writer, Afeif Ismail, co-transcreating his plays into English, including the AWGIE nominated, The African Magician. Vivienne's poetry has appeared in literary journals and anthologies and she has won places and commendations in competitions. She has published two collections: The Softness of Water (Sunline Press) and A Simple Rain with photographer, Perdita Phillip (Lethologica Press). Vivienne has over two decades experience as a professional performer for stage, television and film. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Western Australia where she is currently an Honorary Research Fellow. She has been a writer in residence with several organisations including the Djerassi Resident Artist Program in California, USA, and has been an invited guest at many writers festivals.
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