Recommended for audiences 14+.
shake & stir theatre co Fourteen
The year is 1999 and Shannon has a secret
The inspirational Australian memoir live on stage.
Shannon Molloy is a year 9 student at a rugby-mad all-boys Catholic school in coastal regional Queensland. The year is 1999 and Shannon has a secret that no one can ever find out. Shannon is gay.
Fourteen is an equal-parts uplifting and heart-wrenching account of Shannon’s fourteenth year of life. A year of self-discovery set amidst a backdrop of torment, bullying and betrayal – not just at the hands of his peers, but by the adults who were meant to protect him.
This is a moving true story of adversity and trauma but also a story of resilience, hope and hilarity – thanks to the love of a group of close-knit friends, a fiercely protective family, an extraordinary mother and... S Club 7.
Created and adapted by nationally revered shake & stir theatre co – based on the critically acclaimed memoir by award-winning journalist and author Shannon Molloy – this production addresses the trials and tribulations of growing up with humour and heart-on-sleeve honesty, all set to a nostalgic mixtape of 90s bangers from all your faves, from Shania Twain to The Spice Girls.
So press play on your discman, lose yourself in a pumping 90s pop remix and take a technicoloured trip back to your teens. This is Fourteen.
- Tue 13 Sep, 6:30 PM
Selected performances are professionally signed by Auslan interpreters. Bookings for Interpreted performances are made through QPAC Group Sales: (07) 3840 7466 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm) or email@example.com.
Adaptors | Nelle Lee, Nick Skubij with Shannon Molloy
Director | Nick Skubij
Creative Producer | Ross Balbuziente
Set Designer | Josh McIntosh
Costume Designer | Fabian Holford
Lighting Designer | Trent Suidgeest
Sound Designer | Guy Webster
Featuring | Conor Leach as Shannon Molloy
Queensland Theatre The Almighty SometimesUntil 3 Sep 2022Billie Brown Theatre
Kendall Feaver's multi-award-winning play is a heartfelt family drama about loving someone with a mental illness.
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot25 - 27 AugBurke Street Studios, QCGU
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot is a hilarious, poignant, thought-provoking work by Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis.
Holding Achilles29 Aug - 10 SepPlayhouse, QPAC
Holding Achilles by David Morton is a refreshing take on one of the ancient world’s best-known heroes.
Queensland Theatre Othello10 Sep - 1 OctBillie Brown Theatre
Shakespeare's classic tale of jealousy, betrayal and revenge lands in the Torres Strait.
Guttered11 - 18 SepKingpin Chermside Bowling Alley
Adelaide’s unique, multi award-winning company Restless Dance Theatre once more deliver unexpectedly real dance theatre.
Sunshine Super Girl22 - 24 SepPlayhouse, QPAC
Evonne Goolagong’s heart-warming story is a celebration of spirit and passion over adversity.
Agatha Christie’s The MousetrapFrom 4 Nov 2022Playhouse, QPAC
This thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time… case closed!
Queensland Theatre First Casualty12 Nov - 10 DecBillie Brown Theatre
Written by a serving soldier and veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, First Casualty is a debut play like no other.