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Dinkum Assorted - Oct 12-20 - Book now!

Friday, September 7, 2018

Dinkum Assorted

Presented by Queenscliffe Lighthouse Theatre Group
October 12-20
Queenscliff Uniting Church Hall


Probably the only play in the world written for a cast of fifteen women and a nanny goat, Dinkum Assorted by Linda Aronson is a wild comedy with music and tap dancing, set alongside some thought-provoking stories about women striving for personal and professional freedom. 

Set during the wartime spring of 1942 in the remote outback town of Warrabadanga, the female workers at the Dinkum Assorted Biscuit Factory are battling to keep the biscuits baking.

For these ordinary Aussie women in a town devoid of men, life is challenging. Not only are they fighting to save the factory machinery from being sold for scrap, they're running a 'Mum's Army' Civil Defence Unit, putting on a show for the war effort and coping with the sudden arrival of 2000 American airmen stationed just outside town.

Directed by Jennie Roles with musical direction by Ron Sudden and featuring a cast of 15 local ladies, Queenscliffe Lighthouse Theatre Group's production of Dinkum Assorted opens Friday October 12th at Queenscliff Uniting Church Hall with evening performances at 7:30pm on the 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th and 20th, and 2:00pm matinees on the 13th, 14th and 20th.

Tickets are $29 for adults, $25 concession and $20 for groups of 20 or more, and are available through this website by clicking on the link below, or at the Queenscliffe Visitor Information Centre, 55 Hesse St Queenscliff. Ph: 03 5258 4843

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Cast

Joan - Emma Jones
Connie - Trina Dakin
Millie - Jenn Stirk
Grace - Carol Fogg
Florrie - Gae Gray
Little Beat - Nicole Hickman
Ethel - Eleanor Beasley
Vi - Chanelle Tait
Rosie - Steph Beall
Pearl - Sue Rawkins
Glad - Ally Miller
Big Beat - Joy Launikonis
Doris - Vivienne Lewis
Edie - Heather Kiddle
Margie - Norma Addison

Queenscliffe Lighthouse Theatre Group is proud to continue with their presentation of Australian written plays and 'Dinkum Assorted' follows on from sold out seasons of 'After Dinner' and 'The Adventures of Peter Pan'.

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