NORPA presents a Lab Kelpie production

about the show

A conservative politician, a leader, a man in a snappy suit, an athlete in a bad tracksuit — meet A Prudent Man.

A well-groomed, confident-looking man enters the room and sits on a comfortable and expensive-looking leather chair. A bright light shines on him. There’s water and a glass on the table, but that’s all. Perhaps this is an investigation. What has he done wrong?

What makes the Trumps, the Abbotts and the Hansons of this world tick? What would happen if their world started to shift ever so slightly?

Written and directed by Katy Warner, A Prudent Man is a darkly comedic political thriller exploring what it means to be right… in more ways than one.

In a tour-de-force solo performance Lyall Brooks embodies all the slogans, mannerisms and headlines of the world’s conservative politicians in a way that is so true to life it is unsettling.

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creative team

Writer & Director / Katy Warner
Performer / Lyall Brooks
Producer / Adam Fawcett

reviews

“Profound and gripping viewing for all.”
Theatre People

“Theatre at the very top of its game.”
The Music

“Writer and performer have reached the pinnacle of drama.”
Arts Hub

bar and diner

The Bank Cafe operate a pop-up diner at Lismore City Hall. This will be open from 6pm, offering main meals, share plates and desserts. (There will always be vegetarian and gluten free options available). The seasonal menu will be confirmed one week before the performance date.

Our licensed bar will be open from 6pm, and also during and after the show. Drinks purchased from the bar are permitted inside the theatre. Sorry, no BYO.

Patron advice

Most suitable to ages 15+
Strong language and adult themes
A masterclass will be held on Saturday

Tickets

Non Subscribers
Adult $36
Senior/Concession/Groups 4+ $32
Under 25 $25

Subscribers
Adult $30
Senior/Concession/Groups 4+ $25
Under 25 $20

General admission.
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Photo by Pier Carthew