Analysis Of The Movie ' Sugarland ' By Rachael Coopes With Wayne Blair

1191 Words Jun 6th, 2016 5 Pages
Sugarland, written by Rachael Coopes with Wayne Blair, performed by the Australian Theatre for Young People, was open for viewing at the Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of Western Australia, on the 27th and 28th of May 2016, starting from 7:30pm until 9:00pm. It was directed by Fraser Cornfield and David Page, the costume design was by Ruby Langton-Batty, the set design was by Jacob Nash, the lighting design was by Juz McGuire, the sound design was by Guy Webster, and the overall performance was toured by Performing Lines. The main characters were Nina (Dubs Yunupingu), Erica (Xanthe Paige), Jimmi (Calen Tassone), Aaron (Narek Arman), Charles (Jonas Thompson), and Penny (Eliza Logan).

The plot of the performance is based around the story of Nina, a 16 year old girl, who is good at school, has a job at the local cinema, and has one of the best singing voices around. The story follows a group of ‘friends’ based in the town of Katherine. Through these very different kids coming together, and their journey through different struggles, an overall outline of friendship and trust was presented. I thought that the performance of this story was very well presented, and the story line was very convincing. I think the bits of the story that worked best was when there were the monologues of Nina and Jimmi. I think that these worked best because they evoked emotions that made us feel sorry for the people who the characters were based off. Other moments, such as the character of…

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