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April  19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 & May 2, 3, 4.
Matinee performances, April 21 & 28

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The Peppercorn Tree - by Alison Campbell Rate

Directed by Roderick Chappel

The Peppercorn Tree is a moving Australian drama, set in Melbourne in 1993 and first staged in 2010.


Jonah, an Australian ex-serviceman, is nearing the end of his life. He has always been secretive about his wartime experiences, but he has reluctantly agreed to his wife’s suggestion that he recount these experiences to Zoe, a professional biographer. As his story unfolds, he reveals a secret that has an unexpected and powerful impact on his family.

Jonah - Rowan Francis
Grace - Genevieve Ryan
Zoe - Hannah Bolt
Michael - Warrick Smith
Evie - Willow Wakefield-Tromp
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