Damian Callinan - Double Feature
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24 January - 5 February 2023
State Theatre Centre of WA, Rehearsal Room 1

Damian Callinan - Double Feature

24 January - 5 February 2023 State Theatre Centre of WA, Rehearsal Room 1 Buy tickets

Presented by Hey Boss and State of Play

The surprise discovery of his mother’s 1946 diary leads three-time Barry Award nominee Damian Callinan on a cinematic, romantic romp through post-war Melbourne. However, her diary poses more questions than it does answers.

With suitors lining up for 19-year-old Kathleen Purcell, will Jack Bowlen ever get the Canadian two step right? Will Ron Rogan keep his hands to himself? But most importantly for Damian’s very existence, will she notice the dapper fly boy who has just returned from active service?

His mother’s charming journal is hilariously contrasted with his father Adrian’s retirement diary that bookends his parent’s loving relationship and sadly, reveals the tragedy that brought it to an end.

The creator and star of the Netflix hit film The Merger uses his powerful gift for storytelling to recast his parents in a funny and poignant double feature of love and loss.

Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • $35.00 Adult (Friday & Saturday evening) 
  • $30.00 Adult (Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and Saturday matinees) 
  • $27.00 Concession (Seniors Card holders, Pensioners, unemployed, full time students, junior - 16 & under) (only Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and Saturday matinees)
  • $27.00 Cheap Tuesday (31 January) 
  • $26.00 Preview (Tuesday 24 January & Wednesday 25 January)
  • $27.00 Groups (6+) (only Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and Saturday matinees)
    For group bookings phone (08) 6212 9291 or email groups@artsculturetrust.wa.gov.au

Babes in arms permitted for infants up to 6 months old. 


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