2020 Season 2 – Cancelled
*This show has unfortunately been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns.*
Four men confront the elements, each other, and themselves, during 119 days adrift in the overturned boat, Rose-Noëlle.
2020 Season 3
*This show has unfortunately been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.*
Maude, an unemployed bartender living in a trailer park, has bought a painting for a few bucks from a thrift store and is convinced it’s a lost masterpiece by Jackson Pollock.
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3 – 18 April 2020
Written by Ken Duncum
Directed by David Collins
In April 1989, four men set sail for Tonga from New Zealand. Three days out they ran into a gale and their boat capsized. The men huddled together in a tiny compartment in the hull. Drenched by freezing seawater, with most of their gear lost, the four strangers crammed into a compartment just six and a half feet by four and a half feet, struggling to survive. A strong will to live bound them together as each man’s strength and character was truly tested.
Based on the true survival story and the book Capsized (written by one of the survivors), Flipside chronicles the tale of the four men adrift in the South Pacific for a record 119 days, as they confront the elements, each other, and themselves in the overturned boat, Rose-Noëlle.
This is the Australian premier of this riveting drama and psychological thriller. With a stellar cast of Brighton regulars and up-and-comers, it’s another BTC production not to be missed!
JIM – John Murphy
JOHN – Anthony Lahey
RICK – Tom Browning
PHIL – Aaron O’Farrell
Bookings: Online here or by phone 1300 752 126
Dates: 3 – 18 April 2020
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REST OF SEASON 2020
It is with great regret that Brighton Theatre Company has taken the decision to cancel the rest of our 2020 Season.
Even with the relaxing of some restrictions in Victoria, it would be impossible for us to safeguard our actors, crew and audience members when attending the theatre for the remainder of the year.
Although we are all saddened by these cancellations, we are in the process of arranging our 2020 productions to be part of future seasons. BTC thanks you for your support and we hope to see you all in April 2021 with a new season of entertaining and engaging performances.
We assure you that the health and wellbeing of all is of the utmost importance to us and BTC will ensure that the theatre will be safe and ready for everyone when we return.
Our Youth Project has evolved!
Get ready for a full-fledged BTC season showcasing the very best of our up-and-coming talent and mentors.
Starting in 2020 with Interesting Times, every Season 1 at Brighton Theatre Company will be dedicated to increasing youth involvement in every aspect of theatre, with guidance from experienced BTC alumni.