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Southbank Theatre
Southbank
Southbank Theatre, 140 Southbank Boulevard
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia

Date

02 Mar –
05 Apr

About the Show

The local footy team of this small coastal town have spent so long at the bottom of the ladder they might as well be welded to it. This year a new hope arrives: the Marngrook cousins. Named after the Aboriginal game that inspired AFL, they’re match fit to bring home the team’s first flag in forever.

A little sweary and very sweaty, this powerhouse new production featuring a cast of 10 hits just as hard with the laughs as it does its searing social commentary.

Set within the era of Adam Goodes’s war cry – and named for the number he immortalised – 37 asks ten actors to throw themselves into this world of blood and sweat to get at the values that drive a national obsession. Community, identity, the price of winning and the meaning of a goal: they’re all up for grabs.

Penned by Nathan Maynard – twice named Tasmanian Aboriginal Artist of the Year – and directed by Isaac Drandic (The Birthday Party, ABC’s Cleverman), 37 also sees AACTA award-winner Ngali Shaw return to the stage after his winning turn in Jacky.

Whether you’re a footy fanatic or not, 37 is a reminder that honest conversations are more than a ball toss. It matters where you stand.

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The local footy team of this small coastal town have spent so long at the bottom of the ladder they might as well be welded to it. This year a new hope arrives: the Marngrook cousins. Named after the Aboriginal game that inspired AFL, they’re match fit to bring home the team’s first flag in forever.

A little sweary and very sweaty, this powerhouse new production featuring a cast of 10 hits just as hard with the laughs as it does its searing social commentary.

Set within the era of Adam Goodes’s war cry – and named for the number he immortalised – 37 asks ten actors to throw themselves into this world of blood and sweat to get at the values that drive a national obsession. Community, identity, the price of winning and the meaning of a goal: they’re all up for grabs.

Penned by Nathan Maynard – twice named Tasmanian Aboriginal Artist of the Year – and directed by Isaac Drandic (The Birthday Party, ABC’s Cleverman), 37 also sees AACTA award-winner Ngali Shaw return to the stage after his winning turn in Jacky.

Whether you’re a footy fanatic or not, 37 is a reminder that honest conversations are more than a ball toss. It matters where you stand.

Date

02 Mar
05 Apr

About the Show

The local footy team of this small coastal town have spent so long at the bottom of the ladder they might as well be welded to it. This year a new hope arrives: the Marngrook cousins. Named after the Aboriginal game that inspired AFL, they’re match fit to bring home the team’s first flag in forever.

A little sweary and very sweaty, this powerhouse new production featuring a cast of 10 hits just as hard with the laughs as it does its searing social commentary.

Set within the era of Adam Goodes’s war cry – and named for the number he immortalised – 37 asks ten actors to throw themselves into this world of blood and sweat to get at the values that drive a national obsession. Community, identity, the price of winning and the meaning of a goal: they’re all up for grabs.

Penned by Nathan Maynard – twice named Tasmanian Aboriginal Artist of the Year – and directed by Isaac Drandic (The Birthday Party, ABC’s Cleverman), 37 also sees AACTA award-winner Ngali Shaw return to the stage after his winning turn in Jacky.

Whether you’re a footy fanatic or not, 37 is a reminder that honest conversations are more than a ball toss. It matters where you stand.

Read More

The local footy team of this small coastal town have spent so long at the bottom of the ladder they might as well be welded to it. This year a new hope arrives: the Marngrook cousins. Named after the Aboriginal game that inspired AFL, they’re match fit to bring home the team’s first flag in forever.

A little sweary and very sweaty, this powerhouse new production featuring a cast of 10 hits just as hard with the laughs as it does its searing social commentary.

Set within the era of Adam Goodes’s war cry – and named for the number he immortalised – 37 asks ten actors to throw themselves into this world of blood and sweat to get at the values that drive a national obsession. Community, identity, the price of winning and the meaning of a goal: they’re all up for grabs.

Penned by Nathan Maynard – twice named Tasmanian Aboriginal Artist of the Year – and directed by Isaac Drandic (The Birthday Party, ABC’s Cleverman), 37 also sees AACTA award-winner Ngali Shaw return to the stage after his winning turn in Jacky.

Whether you’re a footy fanatic or not, 37 is a reminder that honest conversations are more than a ball toss. It matters where you stand.

Date

Production Company :
Melbourne Theatre Company
Director :
Isaac Drandic
02 Mar
05 Apr
Performances

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