★★★★ 2:20AM is important theatre…a beautifully powerful new work THEATREPEOPLE

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by Rebecca Lister; directed by Hallie Shellam

2:20AM is a contemporary drama that directly tackles the subject of suicide with truth & humour, & pulses with the credibility of lived experience.  Four ordinary people, all bereaved by suicide, meet as strangers at a creative writing class & are forced into a reluctant bond. Together they grieve, laugh, behave badly, & reveal far more about themselves than they bargained for…

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…the show is a real and frank conversation on life, survival skills and grief and gives in equal measure quality theatre with great performances and a dose of laughter - with a healthy reality check to go along with it. be Melbourne


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Absolutely top rate acting, and such an amazing script.  I can’t believe that such a sensitive topic could be explored so well at so many levels.  Not a note off. Perfect.  Sarah, audience member

Cast: Joanne Davis, Zoe Ellerton Ashley, Michael Treloar, & Izabella Yena.

Sound Design:  Darius Kedros.  Lighting Design: Megz Evans  Stage Manager:  Genevieve Davidson  Dramaturg:  Mari Lourey  

Publicity:  Eleanor Howlett (Sassy Red PR)  Design: Sam Gowing  Design Consultant: Kat Chan

 Producer: Anvil Productions, Jesuit Social Services & Support after Suicide. 

The Melbourne season was proudly supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and the City of Yarra.

September 2018 Richmond Theatrette


Anvil Productions Inc. is a partnership between artists Joanne Davis and Rebecca Lister.  The company is committed to creating new works across many genres.