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Calendar Girls

February 22, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 17, 2018

One event on March 4, 2018 at 4:00 pm

One event on March 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm

$27

When Annie’s husband John dies of leukaemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow WI members to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence.

The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on the small village of Knapeley in the Yorkshire Dales. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie’s friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame.

Based on the true story of eleven women who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukaemia Research Fund, Calendar Girls opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre and has since become the fastest selling play in British theatre history.

Details

Date:
February 22, 2018
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cost:
$27
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.1812theatre.com.au/whats-on/2018-season/calendar-girls/

Organiser

1812 Theatre
Phone:
+61 3 9758 3964
Website:
http://www.1812theatre.com.au/

Venue

The Lowe Auditorium – 1812 Theatre
3 Rose Street
Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria 3156 Australia
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Phone:
+61 3 9758 3964
Website:
http://www.1812theatre.com.au/about-1812/our-venues/