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The Lonely Crowd

28 May–1 June 2019
Presented by Union House Theatre

Directed by Xanthe Beesley | Collaborator Emma Hall

Is it lonely in here? Or is that just me... 

A group of strangers gather to ask more questions than they can possibly answer about what it feels like to be alone.

Together over distance and technology, in many languages, with kindness and a good sense of humour they sift through reality and fiction to find connection.

The Lonely Crowd combines original stories, images, dance and conversation. At times funny and at others deeply moving it explores ideas of loneliness in today’s truly crowded world.

Performance Dates:

  • Tues 28 May, 7pm – Preview
  • Wed 29 May, 7pm – Opening Night
  • Thurs 30 May, 7pm & 8pm
  • Fri 31 May, 7pm & 8pm (Alumni Night)
  • Sat 1 June, 3pm (Relaxed Performance), 4pm & 7pm

Running Time: Approx 25 minutes 

Venue: George Paton Gallery, Level 2, Union House, University of Melbourne

Access: The George Paton Gallery is wheelchair accessible.

Please note that seating will be on stools but we can organise alternative seating upon request. 

We accept the Companion Card. Please make a note in the access field when you purchase your ticket and a second ticket will be issued for your companion at no charge. 

 The performance on Sat 1 June, 3pm will be a Relaxed Performance. You can download the Relaxed Performance Guide here: bit.ly/2Qj4rWB 

For more information about the venue, please visit: umsu.unimelb.edu.au/studentlife/theatre/access/

Contact: uht@union.unimelb.edu.au | 8344 6975 

Please note: You do not need to print your tickets. We will have your name at the door.


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Union House Theatre

Presenter of The Lonely Crowd.