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Anzac Eve by Dave Armstrong

28th Mar 2017 7:30pm - 29th Mar 2017 7:30pm

What does ANZAC Day mean to you? Did your grandfather or great grandfather serve in the First World War? Did they come home? What stories have been passed down in your family from that time? Do you get up at dawn on 25th April to remember the fallen soldiers? Is the ANZAC spirit still alive or relevant?

In this entertaining hour-long play two young Kiwi guys meet two young Aussie girls at Gallipoli … the rest is history.

Anzac Eve is an exciting new play about a disparate group of ‘twentysomethings’ on their big OE, who happen upon each other the night before Dawn commemorations at Gallipoli. National pride and personal issues stir up strong feelings as tempers flare, romance sparks and ghosts are uncovered. Each seeing historical events through their own lens, are they really there to solemnly commemorate the occasion? Or, are they just there for a boozy party and possible hook-up?

“Every battle is Chunuk Bair; every war is the First World War”

Directed by Jamie McCaskill and written by Dave Armstrong, Anzac Eve is highly entertaining and takes an honest and unflinching look at the ANZAC experience. This fresh and contemporary take on a significant time in our nation’s history, is a must-see for all ages.

Article in The Listener - 20 March


Tickets: Full price $25, Concessions $20, Students w ID $10, Family Group (1 ad + 2 ch) $12pp, Family Group (2 ad + 2 ch) $11pp

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