22nd - 23rd December 2021
White Bear Theatre Presents
7 Stages or the Working Title Grief Story
A New Play by Richard Lund
“In March 2019 I lost my mother... A month later the world went into lockdown.”
7 Stages is an exploration of life and death, grieving and healing in a world disrupted from it’s usual routine. Come meet the characters pivotal in the shaping of a young man’s journey to self-discovery. 7 Stages is a hilariously touching autobiography of family, love, ambitionand loss, giving the audience an insight into the life of Italian/Australian culture dealing with death and grief. This play aims to be a voice for those affected by loss, trying to navigate the waters of their grief without a way through it.
About the Actor/Writer:
Richard Lund is an award winning actor and writer known for his performances as Dennis (Third World Blues by David Williamson), Geoff Hayward (The Club), Romeo (Romeo and Juliet), O’Brien (1984), Yephikodov (The Cherry Orchard), John (The Man Who Came to Dinner) and The Marine (Wheel of Fortune). In 2020 he won the Matilda Award for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Ned Kelly in Matthew Ryan’s Kelly. He has had appearances on the Australian screen in Channel 7’s The Secret Daughter and Channel 10’s Puberty Blues. He has also worked internationally on the History channel and Amazon Prime, playing the lead role of King Herod in The Fatal Conflict: Judea and Rome, As well as several national and international film appearances.
In 2021, Richard graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, Masters of Performance(Acting) where he spent part of his degree developing and writing 7 Stages. Prior to this he studied at Queensland University of Technology’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) where he had the fortune to work with well-known Industry professionals such as Diane Eden (OAM), Donald Hall, and Tony award winning Director Robert Bennedetti.
£12 Full Price
Wed - Thu 7:00pm
Concessions are only accepted for pensioners, unemployed, students and under16s.