By Liam Ormsby
Adelaide Fringe 2016, Queens Theatre
Director: Toby Rice
Cast: Joanne Hartstone, Chris Duncan & Georgie Pile
Nicole takes one long look around the ancient wooden house and exhales a long humid breath. How could someone just walk out on the person they’ve lived with their entire life without notice, without warning and then come here – the middle of nowhere? A low rumble is heard in the distance but only barely, her ears are yet to pop from the flight. She turns in time to see the clouds darken and double in speed as they roll towards her, blanketing the green dividing ranges in water. This had better not be for nothing she sighs. The sky groans in reply. She’s not in Melbourne anymore.
Written by Liam Ormsby and Directed by Toby Rice: the team behind the 2015 Adelaide Fringe award winning production Antillia. The Storm is a mature and humorous story about a father and his two daughters who, stuck in the oppressive Queensland tropics, find themselves confronting their own realities unaware of the storm that will soon envelop them.