Shirley Valentine

Friday 23 February at 10.30am

Shirley Valentine Mandi Lodge
Playwright Willy Russell
Director Denny Lawrence

Inside Mrs Joe Bradshaw is the former Shirley Valentine longing to emerge. Her self-esteem battered by school, marriage and life in general, she finds herself talking to the wall while her husband is out working. She feels that her life is terribly mundane as she compares scenes in her current life with what she used to be like and feels she has stagnated.

When her best friend wins an all-expenses-paid vacation to Greece for two, Shirley grasps the opportunity to head for the sun and leave her current drudgery behind, to re-find herself, follow her dreams and to get a new lease on life. The note in the kitchen reads “Gone to Greece, back in two weeks”.

With humour, warmth, sympathy, human insight and a great deal of empathy for his female protagonist, Willy Russell brilliantly shows Shirley breaking out of the mould in which she was cast by society.

ALL TICKETS $30  (SEAT SPONSOR 2 for 1 avail for this show)
GROUP 10+ we offer one FREE ticket for every 10 purchased in one transaction
Complimentary Tea & Coffee served in the foyer after the show

DURATION 2 hrs 10 mins (incl. 20 min interval)

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