When Craig Silvey thought he would borrow many narrative tropes and themes from the Southern Gothic novelists he admired for his novel Jasper Jones, he was certainly on to something.
Novelists don’t always choose their subjects; sometimes an idea will arrive unbidden and decide to stay. And there’s nothing a writer can do about it.
Set & Costume Designer Anna Cordingley, and MTC Scenic Art Supervisor Shane Dunn, discuss bringing the fictional town of Corrigan to life on stage.
Playwright Kate Mulvany reflects on adapting Craig Silvey's novel Jasper Jones for the stage.
Director Sam Strong and playwright Kate Mulvany discuss the upcoming production of Jasper Jones, lovingly adapted for the stage from Craig Silvey’s best-selling novel.