A production of rare intelligence and power Honour Bound pushes the limits of integrated live performance. It raises important questions about the balance between the pursuit of national security and human rights, making its point with a passionate and compelling force.
Set inside a towering metal cage, Honour Bound uses spectacular aerial acrobatics, theatre, dance and film to tell the story of Australian David Hicks and his incarceration in Guantanamo Bay. This deeply human story is seen through the eyes of Hicks's parents, combining their moving testimony with letters, internal Pentagon papers and the accounts of former detainees.
Honour Bound won the Helpmann Award for Best Visual or Physical Theatre Production.
Performance time: 19:45
Running time: 70 mins/no interval
Age guidance 16+
Post Show Talk 15 Nov
Click here to read Lyn Gardner's 4* review on Honour Bound (The Guardian, 16 Nov 2007)
Conceived, co-designed and directed by Nigel Jamieson
Choreography by Garry Stewart
Created in consultation with Bev and Terry Hicks
Supported by the Australia Council for the Arts.
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