THE DOG, THE NIGHT AND THE KNIFE
The Dog, The Night and The Knife
By Marius von Mayenburg
A Man, M, is alone on a street. Lost. He doesn’t know where he is. Someone approaches him and tries to devour him. So begins a terrifying night for M. No matter where he runs, he encounters the same faces trying to eat him.
Director – Eugene Lynch
Stage Manager – Kipp Lee
Composition/Sound Design – Kailesh Reitmans
Makeup Design - Annabel Cameron
Production Assistant – Shannon Rossiter
Featuring Tom Crotty, Samantha Lambert, Thomas G Burt
'It is truly the acting that is the star attraction here.
All three actors (Tom Crotty, Samantha Lambert and Thomas Burt) give riveting
…great direction from Eugene Lynch'
Director Eugene Lynch is able to create a sense of macabre for the piece,
Noteworthy is music composer Kailesh Reitmans, who delivers clever atmospheric enhancements for the production, especially effective with the suspense he is able to convey.
Burt is particularly delightful with the dynamism he is able to bring to the stage.'
- Suzy Go See
'This Australian premiere sees Tom Crotty, Samantha Lambert and Thomas G Burt deliver compelling performances, under Eugene Lynch’s competent direction.
Burt delivers the most memorable performance of the night at the pointy end of the play, where the brutish ‘Dog’ vividly encapsulates the intoxicating effect of power.
Kailesh Reitmans’ clever, non-intrusive sound design deserves special mention, helping to