Simon's Final Sound

‘Some of the most riotously comic moments you are likely to experience in the theatre… A finely produced and acted adult comedy’

The Mercury, Australia

‘Brilliantly crafted moments of perfect comedy have left my ribs aching’

ABC Radio, Australia


Simon is going deaf, and longs to visit an island where music abounds, and needs a boat.
Michael has a bank job, and a wife who dislikes him, and a strange man who’s going deaf and needs a loan as he longs to visit an island, and needs a boat.
Ginny has a husband she doesn’t dislike, but who she just doesn’t feel surprised by anymore. Until he surprises her – by teaming up with a strange man who’s going deaf and longs to visit an island, and needs a boat.
Claude is an idiot. He has a boat.

CAST SIZE

4 actors: 3M, 1F
Previous seasons: 3M, 1F

AUDIENCE SIZE

A work for teenagers and adults

LENGTH

140 minutes (including one interval)

SEASONS

2016

Tasmanian tour – Burnie and Hobart
New South Wales tour – The Q, Queanbeyan
Victorian tour – Portland, Hamilton, Horsham, Wyndham, Shepparton, Drysdale, Colac, Bairnsdale, Traralgon, Warragul, Frankston, Mildura (all three states touring produced by Tas Performs/Blue Cow)

2013

The Theatre Royal Backspace, Hobart (produced by Blue Cow Theatre)

 

Simon's Last photo

John x, Guy Hooper, Jeff Michel, Mel King, 2013

 

FIRST PRODUCED

  • Commissioned/first produced by Blue Cow Theatre, 2013
  • First directed by Robert Jarman

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