For the Love of the Nightingale (1991)

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by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Directed by Brenda Meldrum

Performances: Tue 5th – Sat 9th March 1991, Bell Theatre


Timberlake Wertenbaker takes the ancient Greek myth of Philomela and weaves around it such questions as the futility of war, the position of women in society, the oppression of the weak by the strong and the violence that can errupt when, under censorship and suppression people are prevented from questioning the powerful.

A joint Prompt Corner Youth Theatre and Bell Theatre Production.




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