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Way Out West: Legends and Larrikins by Margery & Michael Forde


THEMES: Rural Life, Farming, Performance
LENGTH: 1.5 Hours
CAST SIZE: 5 – 6 Cast Members
SUITABLE FOR: Middle Years

Welcome to Way Out West, the travelling tent show!


Welcome to Way Out West, the travelling tent show! Touring all over Queensland, causing excitement wherever it goes. The acts are fabulous, and the lights are bright. So draw closer folks… be tempted and titillated by a breathtaking banquet of delectable delights. A wonderfully wanton feast of true-blue stories from every corner of Queensland!

Take a hilarious and moving journey through Western Queensland in a celebration of the spirit of the people and the places that make it unique. Specially commissioned to mark the Centenary of Federation, Way Out West is based on the actual stories of the people of the west, as recorded by the award-winning writing team of Margery and Michael Forde.

Production History

First produced by the QLD Performing Arts Trust in association with La Boite Theatre for the Centenary of Federation QLD, and toured Western Queensland.

ISBN 0908156669

Additional information

Weight 0.250 kg

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