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Kings Cross Theatre Bordello Room (2019)

written by Liz Hobart

Betty is an actress. Betty is a heroine. Betty is the next victim.

A silent film actress is kidnapped, her leading man is locked up in the next room. Finding themselves at the crux of a murder mystery, they test the lengths they must go to break out of the roles they were built for.
What is part of the show and which part is not?

BETTY BREAKS OUT is based on The Second Nick, an unpublished story by British 1920s thriller author Maurice G. Kiddy.

Produced LifeAfter Productions

Writer Liz Hobart 

Director Ellen Wiltshire 

Set & Costume Design Isabella Andronos 

Sound Design by Alexander Lee-Rekers

Lighting Design by Sophie Pekbilimli

Stage Manager Jodi Rabinowitz
Images Jasmin Simmons

Betty Annie Stafford 

Fred Tommy Misa

"...sophisticated direction and noteworthy performances resulted in a show that exemplifies the potential of independent theatre in Sydney."

- State of the Art

“An astounding example of complex theatre making, and exciting ambitious new work heralds Liz Hobart as a writer to watch and director Ellen Wiltshire as a remarkable talent in interpretation and realisation of scope.” - Lisa Thatcher

“Ellen Wiltshire has done a brilliant job in her direction, bringing to life such moving subject matter with flair and panache.” - Theatre Travels

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