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Hitler’s Daughter – Orange

Tue August 27 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Wed 28 August 2019,

One event on Wed 28 August 2019, at 12:30 pm

Did Hitler’s daughter really exist?

The play begins early morning somewhere in the Australian countryside. Four children wait for the school bus and they decide to play a game; a simple game of storytelling. As they shelter in the bus stop from a raging storm Anna creates an intriguing story and simultaneously on stage we begin to hear the bombing of Berlin and we see Heidi crawl from a bunker. With a large birthmark across her face, we discover that Heidi is the disfigured daughter of Hitler. Caught in the turmoil of war, she is hidden away by her father, one of the most dreaded men in history.

Back at the bus shelter, Mark becomes so engrossed in Anna’s story; he begins to wonder how it would feel to be the child of someone as evil as Hitler. As the play evolves, Mark’s search for truth in a world of half-truths becomes clearer and the story culminates in the bombing of Berlin, the fall of the Third Reich and the end of Heidi’s innocence.

Hitler’s Daughter poses powerful questions and examines moral issues in relation to society’s fears and prejudices in a fresh, compelling light.

Details

Date:
Tue August 27
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.orange.nsw.gov.au/event/hitlers-daughter/?eventDisplay=all

Venue

Orange Civic Theatre
Cnr Byng Street & Lords Place
ORANGE, NSW 2800 Australia
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Phone:
(02) 6393 8111
Website:
www.orange.nsw.gov.au/go/community-facilities/orange-civic-theatre/

Other

Local Government Area
Orange
Artform
Theatre

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