WildThingProduction and Seymour Centre present

Seventeen

27 Sep - 19 Oct 2024

What did it feel like when you were seventeen? What’s it like to be seventeen now?

Joyful and profound, Matthew Whittet’s Seventeen tells the story of a group of high school students, experiencing something we all remember well, the last day of school – for ever.

Through a fog of stolen alcohol, six teenagers gather in a playground late at night to share the moment in their lives when the past gives way to an uncertain future, and where secrets are spilled, and friendships are changed. But in a revelatory theatrical twist, all roles are performed by older actors who were seventeen many years ago, bringing the experience of age to the dreams of hopeful youths.

Who says you’re only young once?

Matthew Whittet’s play is all at once knowing, innocent and deeply moving.

Premiering at Belvoir almost 10 years ago and produced to great acclaim in the UK at the Lyric Hammersmith, this is Seventeen’s first major Sydney revival.

 

Image credit: Marnya Rothe.

★★★★ “… THE PLAY HITS HOME ON ALL IT IS TRYING TO BE.”
Guardian Australia
★★★★ "A PLAY THAT TAPS INTO OUR COLLECTIVE MEMORIES OF THE PAINS OF YOUTH."
Guardian UK

Writer Matthew Whittet 
Director Riley Spadaro
Producer WildThingProduction
Cast Di Smith, Katrina Foster, Di Adams, Noel Hodda, Peter Kowitz, Colin Moody
Stage Manager Christopher Starnawski 
Set Design and Costume Hannah Yardley
Sound Design Michael Huxley
LX Design Phoebe Pilcher

We are a registered COVID-Safe business with measures in place to make your next Seymour visit safe and enjoyable. Find out more about our safety measures.

Reginald Theatre

Fri 27 Sep 7.30pm
Sat 28 Sep 7:30pm

Reginald Theatre

Tue 1 Oct 7:30pm
Wed 2 Oct 7:30pm
Thu 3 Oct 7:30pm
Fri 4 Oct 7:30pm
Sat 5 Oct 2pm, 7:30pm
Tue 8 Oct 7:30pm
Wed 9 Oct 7:30pm
Thu 10 Oct 7:30pm
Fri 11 Oct 7:30pm
Sat 12 Oct 2pm, 7:30pm
Tue 15 Oct 7:30pm
Wed 16 Oct 7:30pm
Thu 17 Oct 7:30pm
Fri 18 Oct 7:30pm
Sat 19 Oct 2pm, 7:30pm

80 minutes (no interval). Total lockout applies. 

Full $54
Concession (Pensioner, Veteran, Full-time Student, Senior)* $44
Preview $36
Under 35*, Group 8+ $36

$6 transaction fee applies.

*Please be prepared to present corresponding ID at your event if requested by our staff. Read more.

Recommended for ages 15+. Contains physical violence, coarse language, adult themes, sexual references, and haze smoke. Filming and photography prohibited.

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

Reginald Theatre

Fri 27 Sep 7.30pm
Sat 28 Sep 7:30pm

Reginald Theatre

Tue 1 Oct 7:30pm
Wed 2 Oct 7:30pm
Thu 3 Oct 7:30pm
Fri 4 Oct 7:30pm
Sat 5 Oct 2pm, 7:30pm
Tue 8 Oct 7:30pm
Wed 9 Oct 7:30pm
Thu 10 Oct 7:30pm
Fri 11 Oct 7:30pm
Sat 12 Oct 2pm, 7:30pm
Tue 15 Oct 7:30pm
Wed 16 Oct 7:30pm
Thu 17 Oct 7:30pm
Fri 18 Oct 7:30pm
Sat 19 Oct 2pm, 7:30pm

80 minutes (no interval). Total lockout applies. 

Full $54
Concession (Pensioner, Veteran, Full-time Student, Senior)* $44
Preview $36
Under 35*, Group 8+ $36

$6 transaction fee applies.

*Please be prepared to present corresponding ID at your event if requested by our staff. Read more.

Recommended for ages 15+. Contains physical violence, coarse language, adult themes, sexual references, and haze smoke. Filming and photography prohibited.

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

Writer Matthew Whittet 
Director Riley Spadaro
Producer WildThingProduction
Cast Di Smith, Katrina Foster, Di Adams, Noel Hodda, Peter Kowitz, Colin Moody
Stage Manager Christopher Starnawski 
Set Design and Costume Hannah Yardley
Sound Design Michael Huxley
LX Design Phoebe Pilcher

We are a registered COVID-Safe business with measures in place to make your next Seymour visit safe and enjoyable. Find out more about our safety measures.

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