Scenes From A Marriage | Queensland Theatre
11 November - 03 DecemberPlayhouse, QPAC$55 - 86Buy tickets Season tickets

In a nutshell

A riveting portrait of a marriage performed by a real-life couple

Love blooms. Love fades. It happens to everyone. It could be happening next door. And in any marriage torn asunder, sifting through the wreckage is going to get messy.

Even a seemingly perfect marriage has cracks in its facade: cracks that if untended, can become gaping rifts. Johan and Marianne are the ideal couple: two daughters, glittering careers, a lovely home. 

But when Johan admits to sleeping with another woman, he detonates the first bomb in what will become a ferocious and savagely comic battle. 

Joanna Murray-Smith’s fiery adaptation of the Ingmar Bergman classic reunites her with Queensland Theatre’s new Associate Artistic Director Paige Rattray (Switzerland). Real-life power couple Marta Dusseldorp and Ben Winspear play the warring spouses.

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Director
Paige Rattray

Lighting Designer
Ben Hughes

Composer/Sound Designer
Steve Toulmin

Cast includes
Marta Dusseldorp, Christen O’Leary, Hugh Parker and Ben Winspear

  • Ingmar Bergman Foundation