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Come Away with Me to the End of the World


Come Away with Me to the End of the World is a meditation on life and death between three performers who have been working together for more then twenty years. The audience watches as they shape and reshape themselves confronting the space between their actual lives and their dreamed selves.

Designed by visual artist Callum Morton, Come Away with Me to the End of the World asks questions about how we live, how we want to live, about change and the desire for it as we brush up against our own mortality.

"The curiosity with which the performers hold each other sheds light on small spaces and private moments of existence. Come Away with Me to the End of the World does more in its meditations on the intimate than theatre crammed full of ideas."

Sally Hussey, Artshub

"Polished, surprising and beautifully executed."

Chis Boyd, The Australian

"Simultaneously eccentric, unpredictable, intimate, funny and bewildering."

Kate Herbert, Herald Sun


Creator/Director - Adriano Cortese
Creators/Performers - Heather Bolton,Beth Buchanan, Patrick Moffatt

Text - Heather Bolton, Beth Buchanan, Adriano Cortese, Raimondo Cortese, Patrick Moffatt

Set Design - Callum Morton
Sound Design - David Franzke

Lighting Design - Govin Ruben

Costume Design - Belinda Hellier

Choreography - Jo Lloyd
Musical Director - Evan Lawson

Tarantella - Rosa Voto
Dancers - Rosa Voto with Alessandra Barone, Natasha Colangelo, Tania Dionisio, Lucia Gareffa, Vincenzo De Simone, Joseph Sirriani, Ourania Vassis

Stage Manager - Harriet Gregory
Producer - Robina Burton

Photo credits - Pia Johnson



2017 - Dublin Theatre Festival, Ireland

2016 - Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne



This project has been supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria; and by Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne

The development of this project was supported through a National Theatre Studio (UK) residency and a residency at Maldinsko Theatre, Ljubljana

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