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He gave his life that others may live.


24 May 2017 - 27 May 2017 | 11am, 2pm & 7:30pm

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Liverpool Performing Arts Ensemble presents
Simpson, J. 202

He gave his life that others may live.

This is the extraordinary story of John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his donkeys, written by acclaimed Australian playwright Richard Beynon. Jack served as a stretcher bearer with the 1st Australian Division during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. After landing at Anzac Cove, Jack enlisted donkeys help him provide first aid and carry wounded soldiers to safety. Jack and his donkeys spent weeks under fire, bravely rescuing fallen comrades. This funny, inspiring and deeply moving play brings the Anzac legend to life.

By arrangement with Anthony Williams Agency and Advisor Mark Nagle, Liverpool Performing Arts Ensemble Inc. will bring this story to life.

Wednesday 24 May 11.00am & 7.30pm
Thursday 25 May 11.00am
Friday 26 May 11.00am & 7.30pm
Saturday 27 May 2.00pm

PLEASE NOTE: Strobe lighting will be used in this production.

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Event Information


Duration120 min
(including interval)


Cost$30 Adult
$22 Conc/Senior
$20 Child
$80 Family 4
$98 Family 5
$20 Group (10+)
$18 Schools

Phone02 9824 1121


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