Miss W Treads is a theatrical encounter with one of Australia’s early performers. A young researcher is haunted by her subject, Eliza Winstanley, the ‘Mrs Siddons of Sydney’. In a cross-century artistic collaboration, Winstanley treads the boards once more. In this new work by writer/director Jane Woollard (The Hammer of Devotion, Aelfgyva, Prophet and Loss) and an award–winning team of theatre makers, the melodramatic challenges the post-dramatic to a theatrical duel.  Miss W Treads is a wry theatrical enchantment which features ghosts, wild violins, sword-fights, mysterious signatures and long-dead theatrical ambitions.

Performed by Fanny Hanusin, Ruby Johnston, Nicholas Kato

Writer/Director Jane Woollard

Dramaturgy by Melanie Beddie

Design by Amanda Johnson

Composer/Sound design by Peter Farnan

Lighting design by Bronwyn Pringle

Stage manager by Imogen Titmarsh

Image by Hermione Merry


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September 6 – 17


Wed 6.30pm | Thu, Fri, Sat 7.30pm | Sun 4pm PREVIEW: Wednesday 6th Approx. 1 hour 15 minutes


La Mama Theatre 205 Faraday St, Carlton

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Full $25 Concession $15

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03 9347 6142

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