13 Sep 2019
11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
A First Nations story about the bond of family and the power of the land. It’s the 1950s in Shepparton, Victoria. Three generations of the Dear family live together in a rundown shack on the Goulburn River flats.
Gladys yearns for a better life, a real home and a decent job. Her teenage daughter Dolly has dreams of becoming a nurse, while her resilient grandmother, Nan Dears, is resistant to change.
Dolly falls for Errol, a travelling salesman, who offers her the prospect of another world. Together they embark on a journey of belonging where the search for a better life challenges the powerful bond that holds these women together.
In this powerful and tender story, where dreams for a fair go lie, acclaimed playwright, Jane Harrison, pens one family’s struggle for community acceptance in the Menzies era of Australia.
Orange Civic Theatre
135 Byng Street
Concert or Performance
Bar, Carpark, Coach Parking, Family Friendly, Kiosk, Parents Room, Public Toilet
All tickets: $20.00 - $46.00