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Chariots of Fire

An immersive experience with trackside seating!


Chariots of Fire

Stage Adaptation by Mike Bartlett
Screenplay* by Colin Welland
Directed by Dennis Garnhum
Featuring Wade Bogert-O'Brien and Harry Judge

April 17 to May 5, 2018
Spriet Stage

Fabulous theatricality...thrilling and irresistible.” The Times, London

★ ★ ★ ★ - The Guardian

Based on the iconic, Academy Award®-winning film, this immersive stage adaptation captures the triumphant spirit of the beloved classic in a production both epic and intimate. It is the true story of two British athletes competing in the 1924 Olympics: Harold Abrahams, the son of a Lithuanian immigrant Jew who runs to overcome prejudice and Eric Liddell, a devout Christian who runs for the glory of God, both united in the relentless pursuit of their dream.

Experience our theatre transformed into an Olympic stadium with a track running through the audience as well as onstage seating. The runners will be close enough for you to feel the air move as they race past. This play is filled with music, adventure, youth, vitality, and the unmistakable presence of passion. Come run with us.” – DENNIS GARNHUM, Artistic Director

Subscribers are first in line to reserve their on-stage trackside seat and be part of the cheering section!

* Based on the Enigma Productions Limited motion picture, by arrangement with Twentieth Century Fox Corporation and Allied Stars S.A. Panama.


Post-show Artist Talks
Tuesday, April 24
Tuesday, May 1

Pre-show Theatre Talk with James Stewart Reaney
Wednesday, May 2 at 12pm

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Chariots of Fire

The Cast

Wade Bogert-O'Brien
Eric Liddell
Al Braatz
Erin Breen
Jennie Liddell
Kevin Bundy
Mr Liddell / Birkenhead
Ben Cookson
Brett Dahl
Running Ensemble
Ellen Denny
Fraser Elsdon
Alex Furber
Aubrey Montague
Kyle Gatehouse
Harry Judge
Harold Abrahams
David Michael Moote
Running Ensemble
Anwyn Musico
Sybil Evers
Joe Perry
Running Ensemble
Edmund Stapleton
Charlie Tomlinson
Master of Caius
Tim Welham
Running Ensemble

Production Team

Dennis Garnhum
Andrew Tribe
Assistant Director
Bretta Gerecke
Set and Costume Designer
Gerald King
Lighting Designer
Jim Neil
Sound Designer
Kelly Luft
Stage Manager
Melissa Cameron
Assistant Stage Manager
Jordan Guetter
Assistant Stage Manager
Fran Barker
Apprentice Stage Manager
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