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The Drover's Wife (12A)

The Drover's Wife
Friday 27 May 20227:30pm Book Now
Sunday 29 May 20225:30pm Book Now
Monday 30 May 20222:30pm Book Now
Tuesday 31 May 20222:30pm Book Now
Wednesday 1 Jun 20227:30pm Book Now
Thursday 2 Jun 20227:30pm Book Now

In 1893, heavily pregnant Molly Johnson (Leah Purcell) and her children struggle to survive the harsh Australian landscape after her husband leaves to drove sheep in the high country. One day, she finds escaped Indigenous Australian convict (Rob Collins) wounded on her property and an unlikely bond begins to form between them. Meanwhile, new town lawman Nate Clintoff realises that Molly's husband is missing and sends his constable to investigate. A thrilling tale that explores racism and misogyny under colonial rule, and a labour of love for Purcell, who has also adapted Henry Lawson’s short story into a play and a novel.


The following performances are captioned for the D/deaf and Hard Of Hearing: May 30 at 2.30pm & June 1 at 7.30pm.