A smash hit with Sydney audiences and critics, Neighbourhood Watch is a glorious Melbourne tale written especially for the inimitable Robyn Nevin.
Ana lives alone with her dog in Kew and it’s hard to say who is snappier. At eighty years of age, this widowed Hungarian émigré has no time for niceties. She does have time, though, for her young neighbour Catherine. Can their unlikely bond bear the weight of the past, the creeping inevitability of death, and a trip to the mall to see Mamma Mia?
Set in present-day Melbourne, Neighbourhood Watch reaches out to other times and other places with a warm heart and a charming sense of adventure. Director Simon Stone reunites the acclaimed Belvoir creative team and many of the cast, including co-stars Charlie Garber, Megan Holloway and Kris McQuade.
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Production and rehearsal photos: Heidrun Lohr
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One of the most affecting works of theatre seen so far this year.
A wonderful and wonder-filled story.
Nevin is superb.
A triumph for all.
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