Venue, Timing and Cost
Red Dog theatre company presents Andrew Bovell’s award-winning play, When the Rain Stops Falling.
Alice Springs in the year 2039. A fish falls from the sky and lands at the feet of Gabriel York. It still smells of the sea. It’s been raining for days and Gabriel knows something is wrong.
Against a backdrop of cataclysmic climate breakdown, Andrew Bovell’s deeply moving play interweaves the stories of 7 family members across 4 generations and 2 continents in an epic and profound quest for answers – from “Will our world survive us?” to the more personal “How can we survive our own family histories and traumas?”
A story of love, betrayal, abandonment and, ultimately, hope.
Red Dog is a small company with a big reputation producing exhilarating theatre that explores the human condition in all its complexity.
Praise for previous work:
★★★★ “Proper grown up theatre” – The Guardian
“The exquisite quality of the acting offers up a wonderful gamut of human emotion, from powerful to fragile, from wild joy to blind fury.” – Venue Magazine
“You will walk out shocked and rattled, but it is worth every moment. This play is superb.” – Camden New Journal
“An exquisitely paced production where each moment of this deeply moving relationship is given its own space and weight.” – Stroud News and Journal
“It’s rich and dense, but never less than compelling in a revival that boasts some fine performances” – The Guardian