Mercy Campaign Article
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“Sydney theatre director Sam Atwell is currently directing a play – Bondi Dreaming – which explores issues around the death penalty.
He writes in support of the Mercy Campaign:
“After the events of the Bali Nine played out on our television screens in 2005 a multitude of thoughts and questions entered my mind. I set about writing a play to explore the complex themes brought up by their ordeal. My goal was to humanise their plight as I feel it’s easy to sometimes become desensitised by what we view in the news media. In order to explore this territory I used three fictional characters from Sydney’s western suburbs who found themselves incarcerated in a random prison cell somewhere in a foreign land. Searching for redemption, the three men play out moments from their past and what their future could have been…..
Rest of article at http://mercycampaign.org/