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Following The Black Sheep


Tomboy Patty (Sienna Freeman) tried to comfort her Uncle Jack (Andrew Philips) with cake in Following The Black Sheep.

Tomboy Patty (Sienna Freeman) tried to comfort her Uncle Jack (Andrew Philips) with cake in Following The Black Sheep.

The inner workings of a family just after the end of World War II are explored in Playlovers’ latest offering, Following The Black Sheep, making its debut in September.

Written by Perth playwright Yvette Wall and directed by Campbell Greenock, the play is set in 1946 and focuses on Jack who, haunted by his past, returns home from the war to stay with his sister Shirley and her family.

Tensions rise when Shirley’s headstrong daughter Frances has to make an important decision about her future and Jack forms an affinity with her.

Joining Following The Black Sheep is The Wardrobe, written by Sam Holcroft and commissioned as part of the 2014 National Theatre Connections Festival.

Playlovers is located at Hackett Hall, Draper Street (off Underwood Avenue), Floreat.

 

THE DETAILS

Following The Black Sheep and The Wardrobe play at 8pm September 11 and 12 with a 2pm matinee September 13. Tickets are $20, $15 concession – book on 0415 777 173, bookings@playlovers.org.au or at www.playlovers.org.au

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

For more information you can visit the Facebook event page or the Playlovers website.

 

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