Five Shows Only!
Cut-price preview: Wednesday, December 5 at 7.30pm, all tickets $35
Evenings: December 6, 7 and 8 at 7.30pm
Matinee: December 8 at 2pm
Duration: 80 minutes, no interval.
Adults: $40 Concessions $38
Group $35 Student (under 18) $35
Child U12 $30
Specializing in the Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Vivian Bearing is a brilliant and uncompromising
professor of literature facing her greatest challenge yet: a diagnosis of ovarian cancer. She is not
happy about this. Still, she agrees to undergo an experimental treatment sure to provide excellent
research for the future of oncology, but with no guarantee for her. Once the teacher, Professor
Bearing is now the student, learning more than she ever wanted to know - about sickness and regret,
about human kindness and medical progress, and of course, about that which she has studied so
fastidiously in the teaching of Donne's work, "Death, be not proud."
W;t is a humorous and poignant look at the journey we're all on, about what it means to face
the issues of life, purpose and death while discovering beautiful poetry and compassion along the
By Margaret Edson
Directed by Jeffrey S.Miller
About the director:
In his first trip down under, Boston-based director Jeffrey S. Miller brings considerable vision to
W;t. An honoured professor of theatre arts and director of productions in NYC, London, St Paul and
San Diego, Jeffrey's recent directorial works include "Freud's Last Session", "Macbeth", "Shadowlands
and new adaptions of "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Tartuffe".
About the lead Actors
Sydney-based actor Alison Chambers takes on the formidable role of Vivian Bearing. An Actor's
Equity veteran of the stage, television and film, Chamber's most recent productions in Sydney,
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woof?", "The Chapel Perilous", "The Telescope" and "Steel Magnolias".
Local favorite and director of Noosa Alive!, Ian Mackellar won over audiences as "Fagan" in "Oliver"
and Doc in "West Side Story." Ian plays the role of Dr. Kelekian and Vivian's father.
Another Noosa local, with training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, stage and
television actor Joanna Moore Smith comes out of retirement to play Vivian's mentor Professor Ashford.
About Joining the Dots Theatre
Co-founded by Noosa local Jo Kadlecek Gilbert and Sydney-based actor Alison Chambers,
JOINING THE DOTS THEATRE Company is the culmination of many conversations and theatre
adventures. We are a new theatre company, small but mighty in vision. We believe theatre brings
people together for good conversations igniting our imaginations and making us better human beings
along the way.
Vivian: Alison Chambers
Dr Kelekian/Mr. Bearing: Ian Mackellar
E.M. Ashford: Joanna Moore Smith
Jason Posner: Jasper Garner Gore
Susie: Brittany Morel
Ensemble: Imogen Morgan and Alex Chalwell
Directed by: Jeffery S. Miller
Producer: Jo Kadlecek Gilbert
Stage Manager: Rebecca Lang
Sound Design: Kirsty Beilharz