WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING
By Andrew Bovell
A collaboration with Hossein Valamanesh
and Brink Productions
"a play of astonishing ambition and emotional power"
"will haunt you long after the rain has finally stopped falling and the house lights turned on"
"sad and exhilarating, sobering and unexpectedly comical, bittersweet and unforgettable"
Alice Springs in the year 2039. A fish falls from the sky and lands at the feet of Gabriel York. It still smells of the sea. It's been raining for days and Gabriel knows something is wrong.
When The Rain Stops Falling was commissioned and originally produced by Brink Productions.
The world premiere season was co-presented at Scott Theatre Adelaide Feb/Mar 2008 by Brink Productions, State Theatre Company of South Australia and Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts.
The development of When The Rain Stops Falling was supported by the Australia Council's New Australian Stories Initiative, Arts SA's Major Commissions, the Pratt Foundation and Brink's Principal Benefactor Maureen Ritchie.
The Script of When The Rain Stops Falling was first published by Currency Press, Australia in 2009