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Lord of the Flies [Sydney]

Lord of the Flies [Sydney]

Ticketing Information



Thursday August 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM


Roslyn Packer Theatre
22 Hickson Rd
Sydney, New South Wales 2000


Please call call Box Office on (02) 9250 1777 to book your seats.


Rebecca Kent & Sarah Bennett

Language/ Cultural Consultant:

Leonie Jackson


About the Show

Access requirements
For specific access requirements, email directly.
Or call Box Office on (02) 9250 1777 to book.
Or complete the special access request form online.

Maybe there is a beast. Maybe it’s just us.

When a plane crash leaves a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island, it isn’t long before they descend into rivalries, chaos and violence.

Artistic Director Kip Williams’ staging makes us look at Lord of the Flies with new eyes. An ensemble of both women and men, including Australian screen star Mia Wasikowska (Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland) will bring Golding’s island of boys to life, showing how quickly small cruelties can escalate. More than just pig’s blood will be spilled.

William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is a 20th century masterpiece, as relevant today as it was on its publication in 1954. In it, Golding created an enduring modern myth, examining humanity’s terrifying capacity for self-destruction.

Don’t miss the theatre event of the year

Production Patrons Frances Allan & Ian Narev and Alan Joyce & Shane Lloyd

Approx. duration 1hr 45 mins (no interval). Subject to change. More info
Content warning Violence. Subject to change. More info