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9–14 July

THE TERRIFYING ORIGINAL. LIVE ON STAGE. After three decades in the West End, The Woman in Black is coming to Australia. Starring John Waters (Doctor Doctor, Offspring, Rake) and Daniel MacPherson (Foundation, Neighbours, City Homicide), don’t miss this thrilling theatrical exploration of terror. Susan Hill's acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt's ingenious stage adaptation. Robin Herford's gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror. “The most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter” – Daily Telegraph “One of British theatre's biggest - and scariest - hits” – The Guardian Britain’s second longest running play after The Mousetrap, The Woman in Black tells the story of a lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black. He engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but then, as they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds. Don’t miss The Woman in Black, playing for a strictly limited season this July at The Canberra Theatre Centre.
CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE IS TRANSITIONING TO A NEW TICKETING SYSTEM Your experience matters to us. Be enlivened by the ease. Canberra Theatre Centre is transitioning to a faster, easier ticketing system, and you may notice some changes when you next purchase tickets with us. Read more about the transition here. If you have any questions about these changes, please contact our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team on (02) 6275 2700 or email canberraticketing@act.gov.au.

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9–14 July

THE TERRIFYING ORIGINAL. LIVE ON STAGE.

After three decades in the West End, The Woman in Black is coming to Australia. Starring John Waters (Doctor Doctor, Offspring, Rake) and Daniel MacPherson (Foundation, Neighbours, City Homicide), don’t miss this thrilling theatrical exploration of terror.

Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation. Robin Herford’s gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.

“The most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter” – Daily Telegraph

“One of British theatre’s biggest – and scariest – hits” – The Guardian

Britain’s second longest running play after The Mousetrap, The Woman in Black tells the story of a lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black. He engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but then, as they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds.

Don’t miss The Woman in Black, playing for a strictly limited season this July at The Canberra Theatre Centre.


CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE IS TRANSITIONING TO A NEW TICKETING SYSTEM

Your experience matters to us. Be enlivened by the ease.

Canberra Theatre Centre is transitioning to a faster, easier ticketing system, and you may notice some changes when you next purchase tickets with us.

Read more about the transition here. If you have any questions about these changes, please contact our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team on (02) 6275 2700 or email canberraticketing@act.gov.au.

Dates & Times

Tuesday 9 July 2024, 7pm

Wednesday 10 July 2024, 1pm & 7pm

Thursday 11 July 2024, 7pm

Friday 12 July 2024, 7.30pm

Saturday 13 July 2024, 2pm & 7.30pm

Sunday 14 July 2024, 1pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
PW, Woodward and Gooding Productions

CATEGORY:
Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 120 minutes, including interval. Latecomers will only be admitted at a suitable time in the performance.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains haze effects, and may contain strobe lighting.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is suitable for audiences aged 12+ or with parental discretion.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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