In the Next Room (The Vibrator Play)

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‘Sarah Ruhl has come up with something rather wonderful:
a period drama that is funny, original and genuinely touching’ Daily Telegraph

In the Next Room (The Vibrator Play)

by Sarah Ruhl

Director: Danny Shaunessy

Dates: June 29 to July 17, 2022

Late 19th Century New York State - a time of great innovation and social change.

While enthusiasm grows among the well-to-do for the new electric light bulb, Doctor Givings has been working on his own strange electrical device. His aim is to treat female hysteria, but his first patient emerges from her first session glowing and keen to return.

In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play, is a provocative, touching and entertaining story about sex and intimacy.

Content Warning

In the Next Room contains strong language and mature themes.

Running time

TBA

Opening Night!

Come along at 7:30pm on Wednesday 29 June and help us celebrate opening night and enjoy complimentary refreshments before the show.

Ticket Prices

$30 (full), $25 (concession)
Group Concessions 10+: $25
Special discounts for large groups over 20 – contact info@mrt.org.au for more details
We accept Dine and Discover Vouchers - call 0466 332 766 (10am - 2pm daily) to book using your voucher.

Season Tickets

A Season Ticket is the best value way of seeing our performances. Find out more here.

Bookings

Bookings will open about 2 months before the show and you can book online or call 0466 332 766 (10 - 2 daily).

Director

Danny Shaunessy

The Cast

TBA

Performance Dates/Times:

Evenings at 8:00pm:
June: Wednesday 29
July: Friday 1, Saturday 2, Friday 8, Saturday 9, Friday 15, Saturday 16

Matinees at 2:00pm:
July: Sunday 10, Sunday 17
Doors open 30 minutes before performances

By arrangement with ORiGiNTM Theatrical, on behalf of Samuel French
A Concord Theatricals Company

COVID Safe Conditions of Entry

The safety of our community is of paramount importance. We have put measures in place to prioritise the health and well-being of everyone.

All visitors are encouraged to wear a face mask and are asked to sanitise their hands on arrival and exercise proper physical distancing while on site.

You are not permitted to enter Maitland Repertory Theatre if you:

    • are experiencing any flu-like symptoms (sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath, fever)
    • have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 (during the period of time in which the virus is contagious)
    • are awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19
    • reside with anyone who is awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19
    • have visited a designated COVID-19 hot spot and failed to observe the government requirement to quarantine for 14 days
    • have returned from international travel and failed to observe the government requirement to quarantine for 14 days