On Our Selection

Presented by: ARENAarts

A community theatre production performed at the Roxy Lane Theatre in Maylands

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On Our Selection

ARENAarts presents

“On Our Selection”

Steele Rudd's Classic Australian Tales of 'Dad and Dave' in outdoor, under-the-stars performances in the gardens of the Roxy Lane Theatre. Directed by Peter Nettleton.


Dad Rudd is having a tough time on the selection. Old man Carey is demanding money that he just doesn’t have, but Kate is heading off to Brisbane to bring home the bacon from the big city. 

If it wasn’t for loveable farmhand Sandy, Kate would have no trouble with leaving, after all the bush life has never been for her. But with young Jim Carey and Sandy both vowing for her attention, someone has to come off second best.
 
When Sandy and Jim get into a fight, someone is killed – but who is responsible? Will an innocent man be framed for a crime that he did not commit and send the Rudd family into dissent? 

With the big election coming up, there’s only one man for the job to look after the blokes on the selections, but will revenge get in the way, and will money and influence prevail or will Dad’s fighting spirit win the hearts and votes of the electorate? 

On Our Selection follows the trials of Dad Rudd in his fight to beat drought, fire and flood alongside the perpetual struggle against the greedy but influential John Carey. One of Australia’s most loved folk plays, the classic story of the bush battler and his foray into politics will continue to live on in the hearts of Australian’s long into the future.

Performance Dates: March 14, 15, 16, 17*, 22, 23, 24*, 28, 29, 30

Times:  Evening shows at 8pm. *Sunday Matinees at 2pm.
Doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain. Cash bar available.

Venue:  Roxy Lane Theatre – cnr Ninth Ave & Roxy Lane, Maylands
Parking:  Street parking or nearby train station carpark

Tickets: Full $22 - Conc $16 - Groups 10+ @ $15 each

Bookings:  Book Online Here or phone TAZ Tix  9255 3336

 

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