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Inspired by real events, Lachlan Philpott's Lost Boys exposes the darkest parts of a male-dominated culture.

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Lost Boys

Date: 26 Apr 2018

Commissioned and developed by Merrigong Theatre Company, Lachlan Philpott’s Lost Boys centres on Cy and Robert Murphy, teenagers living a life of sun and saltwater.

But as the sun sets, a malevolent culture of homophobia and violence surfaces, with consequences that ripple across generations.

Inspired by real events and told through the eyes of three generations of the Murphy family, Lost Boys exposes the dark part of our male-dominated culture, asking how perpetrators of violent crimes live with their unspeakable pasts.

Leland Kean directs this world premiere production, one featuring Josh Anderson, Adam Booth, Jackson Davis, Lucy Heffernan, Jodie Le Vesconte, Ben Pfeiffer, Jane Phegan and Lincoln Vickery.

Read our in-depth feature here.

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