The Girls in Grey
  
The Girls in Grey
Critical Stages
The Q - Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre
24 Apr 2014 to 26 Apr 2014
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Tickets -
Subscribers
$35.00 Full price
$30.00 Concession and Groups

Non-Subscribers
$45.00 Full price
$40.00 Concession and Groups

Early Bird
$40.00 Full price
$35.00 Concession and Groups

Duration - 70 minutes (no interval)


   
Synopsis
Written By: Carolyn Bock Helen Hopkins; Cast: Carolyn Bock, Helen Hopkins, Lee Mason;
Directed by: Tom Healey; Original Direction: Karen Martin; Set Designer: Alexandra Hiller; Costume Designer: Lyn Wilson; Lighting Designer: Nick Merrylees; Sound Design: Nick Van Cuylenburg

For most Australians the images from the First World War are largely filled with males, soldiers marching, relaxing in billets behind the front line, in the trench, wounded on stretchers.  This ignores the truth for 2,139 Australians who served overseas, of whom 25 died.  These were The Girls in Grey of the Australian Army Nursing Service Reserve, and those recruited from the civilian nursing profession.

The Girls in Grey is a play that commemorates the service of the nurses who served during World War One and seeks to inform, educate and preserve the voices of these women for a new generation.

With the Centenary of the Great War on our doorstep, The Girls in Grey is both a timely and powerful story for a ...more
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