Adapted and directed by Keith Scott
The Globe Theatre, Dunedin
In our times of terrorism and Trump, Mary Stuart – a play about the entwined fortunes of two global powerhouses – could hardly be more relevant.
Like all good plays, Mary Stuart leaves us with questions. When public opinion can turn on a dime, what weight should it have, and on what matters? Is integrity worth more than personal safety? And why is it sometimes so hard to do the right thing?
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2023 Burns fellow Kathryn van Beek has an MA from Victoria University Wellington - Te Herenga Waka’s International Institute of Modern Letters. She is a winner of the Mindfood Short Story Competition and the Headland Prize. Her collection of short stories, Pet, is available as a podcast, and her work has also appeared in Overland, takahē, Newsroom, and the Sunday Star-Times. She lives in UNESCO City of Literature Ōtepoti Dunedin with her two rescue cats.