Foxholes of the Mind Foxholes of the Mind
WHAM
The Courtyard Studio - Canberra Theatre Centre
12 May 2021 to 14 May 2021
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Tickets
Adult $47.00
Concession $32.00
Group 8+ (per ticket) $32.00

Duration - 150 minutes including interval
Restrictions/Warnings
Coarse language


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Synopsis
Frank and his vet mates try group therapy, designed to help them understand and counter PTSD. It’s a rough ride but they still have a sense of humour, black though it may be.

Foxholes of the Mind dramatically takes audiences on a roller-coaster ride as they look into the lives of Vietnam veteran Frank and his wife Trish, 30 years after the war.

Frank and his mates are finally cracking under the strain of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) while Trish’s life is at rock bottom as she treads on eggshells and the façade of her marriage is stripped bare.

Through their simple, suburban story they reveal how war and its long-term fall-out have shaped and distorted not only Frank and Trish’s life, but those nearest and dearest to them.

There is nothing wrong with Frank that a beer won’t fix, but in a state of denial, he grudgingly agrees to participate in a PTSD group therapy program.

There he is joined by fellow diggers including Nigel, a decorated veteran from the Iraq and ...more
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