The Street: Breaking the Castle

Written and performed by Peter Cook
Nightly at 7.30pm until Saturday 14 March 2020

Actor David can’t get enough, of anything. Alcohol, drugs, women, gambling – whatever it takes to escape – and this bender could be his last.  But in the mountains of Southeast Asia, he is offered a chance at redemption.

Barbie speaks with Peter Cook about Breaking the Castle

Breaking the Castle is directed by Caroline Stacey with dramaturgy by
Shelly Higgs.

Peter Cook graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2001 and has previously performed at The Street in The Eisteddfod, Breathing Corpses, and The Chain Bridge.

His feature film credits include: Danny Deckchair, Down Under Mystery Tour and Beauty and the Beast for American Sci-Fi Channel.  Cook has also featured in a number of award-winning short films and won the Warner Brothers Qld New Filmmakers best actor award.

He has also had extensive experience in Theatre in Education and arts education and is a former Head of Acting at the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts in Brisbane.

The production contains coarse language, drug references and mature themes, and is recommended for people aged 15+.

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