Event Parramatta Girls
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Venue New Theatre, Sydney (1973-), Newtown, NSW
First Date 18 May 2011
Last Date 11 June 2011
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A group of women, former inmates of the notorious Parramatta Girls Home, reunite four decades later to face the demons of their shared experiences. Through action that shifts between past and present, we grow to know these tough, resilient women and to admire the courage and humour they used to survive.

Based on real testimonies, award-winning playwright Alana Valentine tells an important contemporary Australian story, exploring the effects of institutionalization on vulnerable teenagers, and exposing the abuse and neglect these women endured as punishment for not conforming to society?s
Description Source Production Company
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Di Adams Actor
Kylie Coolwell Actor
Elaine Crombie Actor
Christine Greenough Actor
Amanda Marsden Actor
Elizabeth Franklin Costume Designer
Annette Rowlison Director
Casey Moon-Watton Lighting Designer
Alana Valentine Playwright
Adam Chantler Set Designer
George Cartledge Sound Composer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Event Identifier 90536