‘I tried dying and it didn’t work â€¦ I might as well try living now.’
David can’t get enough, of anything. Alcohol, drugs, women, gamblingâ€”whatever it takes to escape the bark of the black dog. Consumed by an overwhelming feeling of never belonging anywhere, days and nights are lived through a thick haze of drugs and alcohol. Then David is thrown an unlikely lifeline. Finding himself in the mountains of South-East Asia he is offered a chance at redemption.
Visceral, fierce, and uplifting, Breaking The Castle is an exquisitely rendered gripping tale of a man yearning for connection.
In many ways Peter Cook’s play answers the question, ‘Why theatre?’â€”Canberra City News