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Blueberry Play

Tender, small town nostalgia

NSW | West Australian Premiere

“It’s Jono’s 18th tonight and you’re going as a blueberry because the theme is ‘childhood memories’ and you want to look like Violet Beauregard from Willy Wonka…but sluttier.”Being 17 is awkward. Having to take care of your sick dad when you’re 17 is another story. Especially when he keeps trying to shave his eyebrows off.

Originally developed with Australian Theatre for Young People and shortlisted for the 2017 Griffin Award, Ang Collins’ Blueberry Play will have its WA Premiere after a smash season at Griffin Theatre’s Batch Festival.

This new play explores the high highs and the low lows of being a teenage girl in a small town; a beautifully intimate portrait of adolescence, family life and mental health.

“Blueberry Play is a moreish delicacy.” — Sydney Arts Guide

As part of FRINGE WORLD 2019

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    Event Showings

    18 January, 4.30PM till 5.30PM 19 to 26 Jan, 6PM till 7PM

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    Price

    Ticketed event

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    Location

    The Blue Room Theatre

    53 James Street

    Northbridge WA 6003

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    Accessibility

    Wheelchair Access