So Much To Tell You 2014

So MuchWritten by John Marsden

Directed by Gail Lusted

Performance Dates: May1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16 & 17 at 8pm and May 4 & 11 at 2pm.

Doors & licensed bar open 30 minutes prior to curtain.

Tickets: Adult $20, Concession $17, Members/Children $15.

Bookings: Elaine Gilberthorpe (08) 9378 1990 or bookings@garricktheatre.asn.au

“I don’t know what I’m doing here. Well, I do really – I have been sent here to learn to talk again. Sent here because my mother can’t stand my silent presence at home. Sent here because of my face”.

She watches, she dreams. She has worries and fears, hopes & desires. She is troubled, she is angry. Above all, she is lonely. She may be someone you know, she may be you. In ‘So Much to Tell You’, she tells her story – with humour & insight, with sensitivity & srength, with painful honesty. You will never forget her.

So Much to Tell You is based on a true story. Marina has a scarred face because she was the victim of an incident involving a vial of acid, which was thrown by her father. She refused to talk to anyone during her long recovery period in hospital, so she was sent to Warrington, a girls’ boarding school, because nothing else appeared to be working. But even after her arrival, she maintains her silence. Then, one day, her English teacher Mrs. Lindell encourages the class to keep a journal…