To boldy go where no man – no man or woman, sorry – has gone before. Just to go there. Just to look. To see. To see something extraordinary.
At the turn of the millennium, a young physicist makes an extraordinary discovery. This discovery has the potential to revolutionise information technology in the 21st Century. He becomes a legend in his field, a hero to his peers, a rockstar. Two years later he’s in disgrace, and exile, hated by the people who had catapulted him to fame.
Plastic takes the high-stakes world of science publishing and creates an allegory for a world in crisis. One-third satire and two-thirds psychodrama, Plastic sinks its teeth in morality, the modern world, and a fierce desire to succeed at all costs.
Fresh from national success with their work Encounter, acclaimed Sydney theatre company Bodysnatchers brings you a new Australian play about the future of the future.
By Mark Rogers
Directed by Sanja Simic
Dramaturgy by Jennifer Medway
With Nick Bartlett, Hannah Goodwin, Harry McGee, Doug Niebling, Michelle Ny
Sound design by Liam Halliwell (SNOWY)
Lighting design by Frankie Clarke