Commemorate Gallipoli with a play

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Gallipoli, Defibrillator Theatre Company is staging one of Australia’s most famous plays starring Mark Little from Neighbours and directed by Wayne Harrison, former Artistic Director of The Sydney Theatre Company. The One Day of the Year by Alan Seymour is a family drama that looks at Australia’s national ANZAC legend through the eyes of generation, class and character. Father and son argue over whether the ANZAC Day celebrations are an important forging of Australia’s national identity or just another excuse for a boozy day off. The author was a high profile writer for BBC television drama but made his name with The One Day of the Year when it generated huge controversy in Australia following its opening in 1960 as it was viewed as ‘anti-war’. The play runs Tuesday to Saturday evenings and Sunday Matinees at 3pm for just 4 weeks from May 19th to June 13th. finboroughtheatre and defibrillatortheatre

 

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