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AIM Dramatic Arts Presents: Blue Stockings

Fri 4 August 7.00pm
Sat 5 August 2.00pm
Tues 8 August 7.00pm
Wed 9 August 11.00am and 7.00pm
Thurs 10 August 11.00am and 7.00pm
Fri 11 August 7.00pm
Sat 12 August 2.00pm and 7.00pm

Theatre 2 (A515) - AIM
1-55 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills

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Blue Stockings

By Jessica Swale

Directed by Peta Downes

Designed, Produced and Performed by the 2017 Bachelor of Performance Graduating Company

Why should a woman have to choose between love and knowledge?

 It’s 1896 and Girton College at Cambridge University is the first tertiary college in Britain to admit women. While these female students match their male counterparts in ability, intelligence and accomplishment, they are denied degrees and go home unqualified with the stigma of a ‘blue stocking’ – an unnatural, educated woman. 
Jessica Swale’s Blue Stockings follows the adventures of four first year Girton Girls who, despite the hurdles of love, class division and opposition from the academic establishment, remain determined to win the right to graduate and change the future of education.
An amateur production by special arrangement with Dominie Drama on behalf of Nick Hern Books 

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Tickets Adult  $25.00
Concession (Pensioners, Full-Time Students/Unemployed with valid ID) $18.00
Adult Groups (10 or more) $20.00
Student Groups (10 or more) $9.00
Alumni Free (limit of two tickets per graduate)

Running time

2 hr 30 min including a twenty minute interval


PG – Parental guidance is recommended for students under the age of 15.  Production contains simulated violence and adult themes.  
For Schools: Suitable for Years 8 - 12. 
Must select ‘School Booking’
Maximum ticket booking per school: 30

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