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Our Country's Good

$5 - $15
120 minutes

Show times:

7pm shows Friday and Saturday

1:30pm matinee on Friday 11th November, 2pm matinee on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November 

Interval: 10 minutes

Adult - $15

Senior 65+ - $10

Unwaged - $10

Unitec Staff - $10 

Students (with valid ID) - $5 

Unitec graduates - $5

WARNING: Suitable for mature audiences 15+. This show may contain visual and themed references to death and violence, which some viewers may find disturbing. Intended for mature audiences. 

Our Country's Good

A profoundly humane piece of theatre, steeped in suffering yet charged with hope, celebrating the redemptive power of art. Set in 1787, Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts transported to Australia as a punishment for their crimes. In the midst of trying to survive in an unfamiliar place, an officer inspires the convicts to rehearse and perform a play. The odds are seemingly stacked against the mostly illiterate cast played by Unitec’s graduating acting students under the direction of Shane Bosher.