"Snappily directed by Katy Maudlin the work races along in a gripping, always entertaining hour."

— ★★★★ Timeout Melbourne

SLAP. A video of 16-year-old Immi hitting a security officer goes viral.

BANG. Sofia’s impassioned speech for the victims of a school shooting makes international news.

KISS. In the car park of a small-town supermarket, people rally around Darby and Daniel as they lock lips in an attempt to set the world record for the longest kiss.

Exploring themes of activism, community and hope, SLAP. BANG. KISS. tracks three young people whose stories kick-start a series of events none of them could have anticipated, transforming them into global symbols of revolution. But when their stories go viral and the whole world is watching, what will they do next?

Shortlisted for the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, this bold new play produced by Melbourne Theatre Company is from multi award-winning playwright Dan Giovannoni and directed by Katy Maudlin.

Director Katy Maudlin expertly utilises her team to show students across the state what a benchmark VCE Drama performance could look like.’ Arts Hub

"...a crisp, tight sixty minutes of engrossing storytelling."

— Stage Whispers

Event and Ticket Details

Hearing Aid Loop Wheelchair Access
Ian Macintosh Theatre 105 William St, Bathurst NSW 2795 Get Directions

BMEC Members
Adults $39 / Concession $33

Non-Members *
Adults $45 / Concession $39
$27 per student/additional teacher – 1 teacher free with each 20 students

* A $3 transaction fee applies

Event Notes

General Public, Stage 5 and 6 but could be enjoyed by Stage 4

60 minutes plus Q&A

This play contains themes of alcoholism and family violence

The previously advertised time of 11am has been changed to 7:30pm

Melbourne Theatre Company
University of Melbourne
Nicholas Clark Management

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