Starring acclaimed actor John Wood and fellow actor Chris Pidd, Carpe Diem is a didactic comedy designed for community performances to deliver the mental health messages in a way that is entertaining, immediate and highly relevant.
Written by Arts and Health production company Centre Stage Scripts, Carpe Diem is a contemporary portrayal of every day Australian males dealing with issues of health, grief, loss and depression. It stresses the importance of professional care in times of crises, and highlights the importance of mateship and looking out for each other.
The show includes:
. A performance of Carpe Diem
. A Q&A with the actors to discuss the themes in the play
. A meet & greet with the actors