Rovers

by Katherine Lyall-Watson with Barbara Lowing and Roxanne McDonald

Celebrate the grit and daring of Australian women.

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Description

Rovers by Katherine Lyall-Watson with Barbara Lowing and Roxanne McDonald is a contemporary comedy-drama and a nimble two-hander that has audiences laughing, crying and celebrating the grit and daring of women trailblazers. Woven from true stories and wild machinations, this rigorous and poetic work resonates with audiences of all ages.

SYNOPSIS

If you’ve ever faced a seemingly insurmountable obstacle, had to keep a family secret or said yes to a crazy dare in a bar, then this funny, heart-warming and fast-paced ode to Australia and the tough women she breeds will be your cup of tea.

Intrepid performers Roxanne McDonald and Barbara Lowing get behind the wheel and navigate the audience into risky terrain, journeying through the heart line of their lives and into the hilarious misadventures of the women who made them who they are today.

Come on this epic adventure with two well-loved actors in the rough and tumble of multiple stories and characters.

FIRST PRODUCTION HISTORY

Rovers was first produced by Belloo Creative at the Northern Rivers Performing Arts Centre (NORPA), Lismore, with a subsequent tour to Maleny Arts Centre and Brisbane Festival in August and September, 2018.

ISBN: 978 1 922424 37 2

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POD Sample

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Photocopy Licence and POD Order Form

 

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