Prize Fighter

Wednesday to Saturday, 19-22 September
117 days from now
The most perfectly structured, brilliantly produced and best acted new play. The Australian

Presented by La Boite Theatre Company & Brisbane Festival

Get ringside at Tuff'nUp Gym in Newcastle West for a rare theatrical combo: engrossing storytelling paired with the visceral thrill of live boxing.

Fleeing the Congo as a child, playwright Future D. Fidel lived in a Tanzanian refugee camp for eight years before being granted refugee status in Australia. Prize Fighter is inspired by his own story and those of the people he has known.

Isa is a young Congolese boxer blazing an impressive career between the ropes. Gearing up for the national title fight, he soon discovers it’s not just his opponents he has to outdo, but the demons from his tortuous past as a boy soldier.

Set in a real boxing gym Prize Fighter is adrenaline-pumping, full-contact theatre at its best. Limited seating - get in quick.

Duration 70mins no interval. General Admission Seating only.
16yrs + Violence, Sexual References & Adult Themes



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  • Wednesday 19 September 2018 8:00 PM
  • Thursday 20 September 2018 8:00 PM
  • Friday 21 September 2018 6:00 PM
    8:30 PM
  • Saturday 22 September 2018 6:00 PM
    8:30 PM

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  • Adult $48
  • Subscriber $38
  • Conc $42
  • Youth (15-21) $30
  • Standing Room Only $15


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Tuff'n Up Gym
Beresford Lane
Newcastle West