A Merrigong Theatre Company production in association with Canberra Theatre Centre

Letters to Lindy

By Alana Valentine

Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures.

22 Jun – 23 Jun


A mother’s loss. A nation’s obsession.

Following an acclaimed premiere season in 2016, we are proud to announce that Letters to Lindy, commissioned and produced by Merrigong, returns to our stage, before it
embarks on a national tour.

Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures. The story captivated a nation. A mother accused of murdering her child, her claim – that the baby was taken by a dingo – denied and discredited by zealous police and a flawed legal system. The media circus, the rumours, the mob mentality, and a nation's prejudices laid bare.

Directed by Darren Yap, and featuring a critically acclaimed performance from Jeanette Cronin as Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, Letters to Lindy provides a deep insight into one of the most compelling legal and human dramas of our times. It paints a singular portrait of the wisdom and resilience of a grieving mother, and her 30 year fight for justice.

Recommened for ages 13+. Contains strong language and adult themes.

Review

"Exquisitely touching...A finely stitched masterpiece" - Australian Stage

Lindy Chamberlain | Photo by AP via AAP



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Venue Information

Venue
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Bruce Gordon Theatre

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Cast & Creative Team

Director
Darren Yap

Designer
James Browne

Co-composer/Co-sound Designer
Max Lambert and Roger Lock

Lighting Designer
Toby Knyvett

Cast
Jeanette Cronin
Glenn Hazeldine
Phillip Hinton
Jane Phegan

Details

Pricing
Premium: $59
Adult: $49
Pens/Group 8+: $44
Under 30s: $29
Family of 4: $116 (Max 2 Adults)
School Groups 8+: $23

A per transaction fee of $6.95 applies for phone and online bookings.

Performance Times
General Public:
Fri 22 Jun, 7.30pm
Sat 23 Jun, 1.30pm & 7.30pm

Running Time
Approx. 2 hrs 10 mins (incl. interval)

Tickets On Sale
10am Monday 15 January 2018