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THE INHERITANCE

By Matthew López
Directed by Kitan Petkovski

The Australian premiere of the epic Tony and Olivier Award winner for Best Play! 
 

Performed in two parts and inspired by E. M. Forster’s beloved novel Howards End, Matthew López’s landmark play The Inheritance spans generations in its exploration of love, legacy, and what we owe to those who came before us.

Kitan Petkovski directs this bold, sexy, and deeply moving production, featuring a stellar ensemble cast. Petkovski will again collaborate with the creative team behind his Green Room Award winning production of The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven

"An extraordinary ensemble performance... no serious theatre lover should miss this epic event." 
★★★★★ Part 1 ★ Part 2 (The Age)

"Director Kitan Petkovski orchestrates the action with supreme grace and confidence, those seven hours flying past. He is able to eke out the moments of hilarity and joy – the play is full of bitchy banter, of filth and sex and debauchery – but he also knows when to silence the room so that a grand and intricate monologue can breathe."
★★★★ 1/2 (Australian Book Review) 

"It’s director Kitan Petkovski who keeps the entire show singing from one act to the next. His work is nothing short of phenomenal. Keeping this freight train moving with the right blend of comedy and drama is no mean feat, but it’s also enhanced by varied and inventive staging. A real sight to behold. The text is rich but it varies so wildly in tone, it requires a very sure hand to ensure it becomes a cohesive whole." (Australian Arts Review)

17 January - 11 February 2024

BOOK TICKETS

fortyfivedownstairs
45 Flinders Lane
Melbourne CBD

CAST
Iopu Auva’a, Rupert Bevan, Juan Gomez, Tomáš Kantor, Javon King, Joss McClelland, Dion Mills, Jillian Murray, Hunter Perske, Charles Purcell, Karl Richmond, Christian Taylor and Alex Thew
 

DIRECTOR
Kitan Petkovski
 

WRITER
Matthew López
 

PRODUCERS
Cameron Lukey and Coady Green
 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Justin Nott
 

SET & COSTUME DESIGNER
Bethany J Fellows
 

LIGHTING DESIGNER
Katie Sfetkidis
 

SOUND DESIGNER & COMPOSER
Rachel Lewindon

STAGE MANAGER
Ashleigh Walwyn

ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER 
Tom Backhaus 
 

HERO IMAGE
Benny Capp

PRODUCTION STILLS
Cameron Grant, Parenthesy
 

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Jeff van de Zandt at Workshop Creative

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