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Through These Lines
An intimate and unique theatrical experience at historically significant venues
An intimate and unique theatrical experience at historically significant venues

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2015 season cast!
2015 season cast
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Lemnos makes a splash on

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Opening of the Lemnos 1915 exhibition at State Library of NSW
Lemnos 1915: Then & Now - opening
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We’ve worked with the State Library of NSW to create new, large prints of our Lemnos ‘then and nows.’ They’re on display at the library’s Macquarie Street building, on level 1, until 24 May 2015.

Week days
Monday – Wednesday, 9am to 5pm
Thursday – 9am to 8pm
Friday – 9am to 5pm

Saturday & Sunday – 10am to 5pm

Lemnos 1915: Then & Now combines images of contemporary Lemnos with eyewitness photographs taken in 1915 to reveal a unique perspective.

Lemnos was pivotal in Australia’s First World War campaign. The island acted as a port on the way to and from Gallipoli, providing a hospital for the wounded and a rest from the terrors of war.

In 2011 Cheryl Ward and Bernard de Broglio visited the Greek island. Using sketch maps from 1915 and contemporary satellite imagery, they were able to match photographs in the State Library’s First World War collection to their exact location.

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Based on the letters and diaries of Australian army nurses, Through These Lines offers an intimate and unique theatrical experience, performed by a talented ensemble cast with authentic costumes and props for an immersive experience of the tumult of war.

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The importance of the Australian nurses’ experience on Lemnos cannot be understated.

To honour that experience a special 70 minute adapation of Through These Lines has been commissioned by Lemnos1915 and the Lemnian community and presented by the Greek Festival of Sydney.

This one-off performance will document Sister Florence Whiting’s journey from Australia, to the dramatic events off Gallipoli, followed by her life-altering experiences on the island of Lemnos.

Florence, unknowingly, still has 3 years of service to go but it is on the island of Lemnos, where she is challenged both professionally and personally, that she finds herself .

Book online:

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Coming soon... our Lemnos ‘then and now’ photographs on display at The State Library of New South Wales.

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An intimate and unique theatrical experience informed by the letters and diaries of Australian army nurses who served during #WW1 .

Includes complimentary entry to the exhibition 'War at Sea: the navy in WWI'

Thursday 25 September, 6.30pm
Friday 26 September, 6.30pm
Saturday 27 September, 6.30pm
Sunday 28 September, 2pm & 6.30pm
Friday 3 October, 6.30pm
Saturday 4 October, 6.30pm
Sunday 5 October, 2pm & 6.30pm

$55 / $45 members & concessions
Discounts for groups 10+

Book online or phone 9298 3655

Tickets also available on the door, but cash only, no credit cards sorry

6.30pm – complimentary entry to the exhibition 'War at Sea: the navy in WWI' and pre-show drink
7.30pm – show commences

Directed by Mary-Anne Gifford
Producers: Paul Whiteley and Cheryl Ward
Assistant Producer: Maria Lawrie
Set Designer: Tom Bannerman 
Costume Designer: Ali Whiteford
Lighting Designer/Operator: Elliot Glass
Production Manager/Stage Manager: Ruth Horsfall

With: Rebecca Barbera, Christian Charisiou, Gary Clementson, Gareth Rickards, Cheryl Ward, and Kate Skinner as ‘Sister Florence Whiting’ 

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