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The Carousel

Emerging writer Pippa Ellams' coming-of-age play explores the limits of sisterly love.

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The Carousel

Date: 18 Feb 2018

Christa and Jamie are sisters. Together they are embarking upon the treacherous transition between girlhood and womanhood.

Christa wants Jamie to start living, Jamie refuses to leave the house.

Exploring the limits of unconditional love between sisters, Pippa Ellams’ play was shortlisted for the Rodney Seaborne Playwrights Award in 2015 and was developed at ArtsLab, Shopfront Arts Co-op’s residency program.

Hannah Goodwin directs, Tash O’Brien and Alex Francis feature.

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