Silver Lining [Brisbane]
Friday May 24, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Chelmer Community Centre
Cnr. Queenscroft & Halsbury Streets
Chelmer , Brisbane, QLD 4068
Sarah Bennett & Melinda Busch
Language/ Cultural Consultant:
About the Show
Silver Lining by Sandi Toksvig
Directed by Brian Hinselwood
Season – 11, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31 May and 1 June
“Enjoy the ride with these diverse characters in their plight to beat the rising waters”.
How unbelievably dull my life was. I did everything I was supposed to. I was such a good girl. I lived in the house he chose and cleaned a dead woman’s furniture. I bought hats, who the hell wears a hat? And all the time I wanted to scream because I was so bored.
On one dark and stormy night in the upper day room of the Silver Retirement Home, five elderly women are trading stories of their remarkable (or sometimes unremarkable) lives. With the storm floods rising and no rescue team in sight, the ladies are faced with the sudden realisation that in order to survive they are going to have to do what they have done for their entire lives – do it themselves!
Silver Lining is a hilarious comedy by Sandi Toksvig. It tells the tale of a group of extraordinary yet forgotten women, who come together one treacherous night to recreate The Great Escape – senior-citizen style.