After the novel ‘The Playmaker’ by Thomas Keneally, Timberlake Wertenbaker’s dramatisation won her an Olivier Award, six Tonys and ‘Best New Foreign Play’ award from the New York Drama Critics’ Circle.
Based on real events – the staging by convicts and officers of 18th C. dramatist George Farquhar’s ‘The Recruiting Officer’ – follow the progress of the first Convict Fleet to Australia. Discover with us whether theatre brings social cohesion and the birth of a new society…for better or worse, for the newcomers and indigenous peoples.
Tuesday 19th to Saturday 23rd of March, 8pm
and Saturday 23rd at 3 pm
Theatre: Theatral Scarabaeus, Rue Creuse, Schaerbeek
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