Jigsaws: piecing together puzzling parts of family
Jigsaws: piecing together puzzling parts of family
Old Mill Theatre
Old Mill Theatre
6 Feb 2015 to 21 Feb 2015
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Tickets - Tickets are $25, $20 concession book at http://oldmilltheatre.com.au/tickets or on 9367 8719.
Duration - 120 mins

THE Old Mill Theatre is starting 2015 with the incisive and witty family drama Jigsaws – set in Perth in the late 1980s – by Jennifer Rogers.

Directed by Adam Salathiel, the show opens in February and is the first in a year of all-Australian plays to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli landing.

Jigsaws is about three generations of women in the same family where life seems like a jigsaw puzzle: sometimes the pieces fit, sometimes they don’t and often it’s incomplete.

As the play opens, a Christmas visit has been taking place and the reunion is not exactly fulfilling the spirit of the season.

Revelations and indiscretions from the past and present surface, matched with family members changing attitudes and circumstances, while they all try to come to terms with each other.

Salathiel says the play deals with sensitive issues and is a fresh, bold and rewarding look at life.

“It’s a superbly written play which, even though set in the ’80s, has a lot of the messages ...more
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