Summer of the Seventeenth Doll 

By Ray Lawler

Director: Adam Mitchell

Set & Costume Designer: Bruce McKinven

Lighting Designer: Trent Suidgeest

Sound Designer/Composer: Ben Collins

Fight Director: Andy Fraser

Stage Manager: Michel Maclean

Photos: Philip Gostelow 

The production is a high point in Mitchell’s career. And it’s not the only one.
— The West Australian
Mitchell and his team capture the Doll’s enduring portrait of an Australia whose time was nearly up — masculine supremacy, class-based customs and even cherished links between city and country folk would yield as an ­insular nation met global change.
— The Australian

Jacob Allan

Michael Cameron

Mackenzie Dunn

Vivienne Garrett

Amy Mathews

Kelton Pell

Alison van Reeken


an extraordinary achievement which manages to straddle the requirements of ‘period’ fidelity and contemporary innovation
— Australian Book Review

Heath Ledger Theatre,

Black Swan State Theatre Company, 

5th May - 20th May, 2018


Program here