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Uncle Jack

22 Apr - 10 May // 7pm

PREVIEW Tue 22 Apr
MEMBERS NIGHT Wed 23 Apr
DURATION 90 Mins
PRICE $15 - $25
SPECIAL OFFERS

THE COMPLETE WORKS: 40% OFF FOR MEMBERS AND 20% OFF FOR NON-MEMBERS WHEN YOU BOOK FOR EACH SHOW.

Ross Lonnie

An autobiographical account of the toll war takes on its veterans, told through the eyes of 17-year-old Doug, sent by his stoic father to work the land with Jack, a war veteran, during a harsh, hot summer.

An unlikely friendship develops between the 38-year-old battler of the bush and bottle and the curious, hormonally-charged teen. Combining lyrical, poetic stories of war and tales of Doug’s father’s bravery, Uncle Jack is a coming-of-age tale told in perfect timing with the centenary of the ANZACs.

Featuring extracts from the real wartime journal of Lieutenant Colonel William (Bill) Lonnie C.V.O., C.B.E., M.C. this snapshot of Australian history is an account of how storytelling and distance can change our perception of the men we think we know.

Special Offer for RSL Members: $20 tickets are available online and at box-office. Please show your RSL Membership card at Box Office.

 

Contains coarse language. 

Playwright: Ross Lonnie // Producer: Talei Howell Price // Director: Soseh Yekanians // Lighting Design: Tegan Evans // Set Design: Patrick James Howe // Sound Design: Carley Gagliardi // Featuring: Ben Hall + Quintin George // Marketing & Publicity: Adrienne Downes // Image: Brigette Downes