Collected Stories

Author:Donald Margulies
Presented by Chaika Theatre Company

Selected dates from 26th October - 12th November 2022 - 7:30pm and 2pm
Run time: approx. 2 hours (including interval)

​Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama

​"Once upon a time writers made things up, you know. Can you imagine?"
Grad student Lisa is thrilled to be under the tutelage of her literary idol, Ruth Steiner. Over the years, Lisa becomes Ruth’s personal assistant and gradually her friend, as Ruth helps her hone her writing abilities. But as Lisa’s career begins to flourish and Ruth’s begins to fade, can the tenuous relationship between mentor and mentee survive ambition, rivalry, and eventual betrayal? Collected Stories explores the complicated relationship between two independent women as they struggle to define what, if anything, is off-limits in art.

​“This is probably Margulies’ best play to date…”- NY Post

​“Margulies’ play is an affecting character study and a well-drawn portrait of the insular world of fiction writers, demonstrating his gift for sharply written and incisive dialogue.”
-Hollywood Reporter

​“As usual, Margulies holds the rich ore of his material up to the light so that it sends beams in every direction…always fluid and lively, the play is thick with ideas, like a stockpot of good stew.” -Village Voice

Tickets
Adults $42.00
Pensioners, Seniors, Unemployed - $36.00
Under 30s - $30.00

Earlybird (available to all until 26th July 2022) - $25.00
Tuesday performances - $25.00 all tickets

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Venue
ACT HUB
14 Spinifex Street
Kingston
ACT 2604