THEATRE: LPAE INC PRESENTS PARRAMATTA GIRLS
4 Sep 2019 - 7 Sep 2019 | 11.00am - 9.00pmBook Tickets
Liverpool Performing Arts Ensemble shed light on the dark past of Western Sydney in Alana Valentine Parramatta Girls, a challenging and confronting play of real stories of female inmates of the Girls Training School in Paramatta. The story revolves around the fortieth reunion of eight former inmates of the Parramatta Girls Home – a harsh detention centre for girls, which ran from 1947 - 1974.
This play records the experiences of and the abuse suffered by young girls and women, many of whom were indigenous, specifically of the Stolen Generation. Today, a periodic detention centre for women (not juveniles), the Norma Parker Detention Centre for Women, exists on the site.
Parramatta Girls Show Times:
Wednesday, 4 Sept: 7.30pm
Thursday, 5 Sept: 11am & 7.30pm
Friday, 6 Sept: 11am & 7.30pm
Saturday, 7 Sept: 2pm & 7.30pm
Family tickets available
Phone02 8711 7123
THEATRE: THE UGLIEST DUCKLING
23 Oct 2019
10.30am - 3.00pm
Multiple times available. Exploring resilience, transformation and joy, Q Theatre’s adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling is a celebration of difference using dance, circus and magic!