Pains Of Youth by Ferdinand Bruckner
A boarding house in 1920s Vienna. A group of medical students negotiate their tumultuous lives, falling in and out of love with each other. Pains of Youthexplores trauma, passion, manipulation, and the lives of young people who have lost all sense of self.
Depiction of suicide
Themes of emotional abuse
Threats of sexual violence
Marie – Robyn Faye
Desiree – Tafar Chia Lewis
Irene – Shanae’a Moore
Lucy – Holly Cattle
Freder – Magnus Rook
Petrell – Daniel Kvoras
Alt – Andre Silva
Director – Katie Jackson
Designer – Alisa Kalyanova
Lighting Designer – Benny Goodman
Sound Designer – Barry McCall
Stage Manager – Carolina Madriz
Wardrobe Supervisor – Heather Currie
Vocal Coach – Eddie McGurn
Fight Director – Marc Silberschatz
Music composed, arranged & performed by Katie Jackson, Daniel Kvoras and Shanae’a Moore, percussion by Magnus Rook.
With thanks to Eve Jamieson and Shilpa T-Hyland.
Performed and directed by MA/MFA Classical and Contemporary Text students.