Date(s) - 3 Apr 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
GoTheatrical! Captioned Performance on Thursday, 3 April 2014 at 11am
Booking details at statetheatrecompany.com.au
Please request caption seats at time of booking to ensure best viewing of caption screens
State Theatre Company in association with Adelaide Festival Centre presents the Sydney Theatre Company and Australian Department of Defence production
By Daniel Keene
THE LONG WAY HOME
We shall overcome
Created from first-hand accounts, The Long Way Home reflects the experiences of Australian servicemen and women deployed on operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and East Timor as well as humanitarian and disaster relief, and border protection.
In the year that marks the centenary of the beginning of The Great War, Australia and countries around the world will pause and find their own ways to explore the impact of war on their respective communities. Sydney Theatre Company has embarked upon an historic endeavour with the Australian Defence Force to produce this major new work, taking the words and experiences of returned servicemen and women to create a unique, inspiring and unforgettable event.
Acclaimed British Director Stephen Rayne, will travel to Australia to work with multi-award-winning Australian playwright Daniel Keene in shaping a powerful piece of theatre, featuring military personnel recovering from physical and psychological injuries who will perform alongside professional actors. The work will open a window into their lives and minds while serving, and also illuminate the challenges of their return to everyday life.
We are delighted to offer our audience the opportunity to experience this extraordinary theatrical event.
Contains strong language and violent themes