Rehearsals of The Dapto Chaser for Apocalypse TheatreAdd to Cart Download
Danny Adcock, Noel Hodda, Jamie Oxenbould & Richard Sydenham rehearse with director Glynn Nicholas for Apocalypse Theatre's production of The Dapto Chaser, by Mary Rachel Brown, on Tuesday, 23 June, 2015. The show takes place at Griffin Theatre from 1 - 15 July, 2015. Photo by Robert Catto / robertcatto.com.
For the Sinclair family, the cut-throat world of greyhound racing is a religion. And their beloved dog Boy Named Sue is more than a greyhound; he’s their heart and soul on four legs. With the crucial Winnebago Classic on the horizon, Cess Sinclair has one shot at reversing his family’s fortunes for good. Against all the odds, he’s betting on a miracle.
The Dapto Chaser is warts-and-all Australian comedy that gets its hands dirty with the adrenaline, sweat and guts of the dog racing sub-culture. The Sinclairs are a family trapped in the pressure cooker of gambling addiction and when things don’t go to plan, they are forced to gamble the most important commodity of all – their relationship to each other.
Playwright Mary Rachel Brown wrote The Dapto Chaser perched in the bleachers track-side, while director Glynn Nicholas will be going on an all-schnitzel diet to get it over the line.
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