Based on Emily Bronte’s classic novel, Wuthering Heights tells the story of Heathcliff, a mysterious boy who is rescued from the street and brought to Wuthering Heights, where he develops a passionate bond with Catherine Earnshaw. As time passes, Heathcliff and Catherine's relationship deepens to the point of dangerous obsession, until one day, Catherine marries another man. Overcome with jealousy, Heathcliff flees the Heights only to return, years later, ready to exact revenge on those he believed ruined his one chance at happiness.
From the critically-acclaimed teams behind shake & stir’s Animal Farm and 1984 comes the next adaption in the company’s award-winning cannon. shake & stir’s Artistic Director, Nick Skubij who adapted and directed this bold new work said “Aside from being an outstanding story of revenge, love and loss, we chose Wuthering Heights to re-imagine as, with every shake & stir production, we aim to invigorate classics for a new audience.
“Theatrically we are also pushing the boundaries and thanks to our esteemed design team Wuthering Heights will surprise and shock in all the right ways – we are literally bringing the natural elements into theatre,” added Mr Skubij.
Acting Manager Griffith Regional Theatre & Art Gallery, Margaret Andreazza said Wuthering Heights is mesmerising and has garnered stellar reviews during its sold out season in Brisbane during 2014.
“The story is simply captivating, it will draw audiences in and leave you wishing for more,” said Mrs Andreazza.
“Featuring a breathtaking design and a stellar cast, we invite you to drop by the Heights and settle in for this classic story, retold. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see this sweeping saga live on stage.”
Griffith Regional Theatre is offering advance purchase ticket price of just $25 which ends March 23, 5pm. Tickets are available online at www.griffithregionaltheatre.com.au or by calling the Box Office on 6962 8444.