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ALL MY LOVE by Anne Brooksbank

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$25.00

Their lives could have been written so differently:
the story of Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore’s lost love.

Still revered across Australia, Henry Lawson is one of the nation’s favourite writers and poets. His contemporary, Mary Gilmore, was a literary icon and radical socialist. Both were heroes of literature that had enormous influence over each other. Both were later the face of Australia’s currency. Both were secretly betrothed to each other.

At the end of the 19th Century, Mary Gilmore was introduced to the young Henry Lawson. As their friendship developed, Mary found herself caught in the midst of an intense relationship between Henry and his formidable mother, the suffragette Louise Lawson.What followed was the beginning of a love affair, soon thwarted by a devastating deception.

After researching Mary Gilmore’s memoirs, writer Anne Brooksbank first uncovered the tale of loving promises between two of Australia’s most famous writers. Taken from excerpts from the couple’s surviving letters, this is the first time Henry and Mary’s forbidden relationship has been brought to the professional stage.

Produced by Christine Harris and HIT Productions
Directed by Denny Lawrence
Cast : Dion Mills (Henry Lawson) and Kim Denman (Mary Gilmore)

Tickets available at:

  • Balmoral Post Office (03) 5570 1280
    balmoral-post-office@iinet.net.au
  • Balmoral Bush Nursing Centre (03) 5570 1304
  • Michele Watt 0427 562 241

 

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$25.00
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/ChameleonArtsCollective/

Organiser

Chameleon Arts Collective Incorporated
Phone:
0400 191 610
Email:
balmoral-post-office@iinet.net.au
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/ChameleonArtsCollective

Venue

Balmoral Mechanics Hall
26 Glendinning Street
Balmoral, Victoria 3407 Australia
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