What's On


9 Feb 2023 - 25 Feb 2023
Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Co. Inc.

VDL Awards Entry: 2023

Author: David Williamson

Director: Ian Frost

Genre: Comedy

Agent: Cameron's Management


A celebrated federal judge, Roger.
His son, Michael, a born-again Christian.
His daughter, Emily, a Border Force officer.
Her partner, Noeline, the captain of a Border Force ship.
His other daughter, Lisa, a left-wing activist.
His wife, Sue, who has worked all her life to keep the family together.
Saba, an asylum seeker on the run from Nauru.
On the eve of his birthday, is it too much to expect his wife and three children to celebrate with him?


Start Date: 9 Feb 2023

End Date: 25 Feb 2023

Performance Times:

2:00pm on:

  • Sun 12th Feb 2023
  • Sun 19th Feb 2023
  • Sat 25th Feb 2023

8:00pm on:

  • Thu 9th Feb 2023
  • Fri 10th Feb 2023
  • Sat 11th Feb 2023
  • Wed 15th Feb 2023
  • Thu 16th Feb 2023
  • Fri 17th Feb 2023
  • Sat 18th Feb 2023
  • Tue 21st Feb 2023
  • Wed 22nd Feb 2023
  • Thu 23rd Feb 2023
  • Fri 24th Feb 2023
  • Sat 25th Feb 2023

Ticket Prices:

Adult $27
Concession $25
Groups of 10 $22

Bookings: Phone: 9735 1777 Website: lilydaleatc.com

Theatre: Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Co. Inc.

Theatre Address:

39-41 Castella Street, Lilydale, 3140


Characters Summary:

Emily, youngest daughter, works as a Border Force officer
Lisa, older daughter, is a left-wing activist
Noeline, is the captain of a Border Force ship and is in a relationship with Emily.

Audition Dates:

6:30pm on:

  • Thu 3rd Nov 2022

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