Hitler’s Daughter is the second Education performance in the 2019 series, performing at Riverlinks Eastbank on Tuesday 16 July at 12.30pm.
Based on the hugely popular book by Jackie French, Hitler’s Daughter it a multi-award winning theatre work aimed at school students.
The play begins with four children waiting for the school bus one rainy morning. They decide to play a game of story-telling. One of the children begins to tell the tale of Heidi, daughter of one of the most dreaded men in history.
Caught in the turmoil of war, Heidi is hidden away by her father. With the story culminating in the bombing of Berlin and the fall of the Third Reich, Heidi’s innocent and naive nature is ruined.
Manager Performing Arts and Conventions at Riverlinks, Ken Cameron says, “Hitler’s Daughter has been adapted from the renowned book by Jackie French. The performance is quite unique, switching between contemporary Australia and 1940’s Nazi Germany. It looks at the effect of Hitler’s rule and how these events have shaped society, both then and now. It challenges students to think about issues of tolerance and prejudice,” added Mr Cameron.
Hitler’s Daughter is performing at Riverlinks Eastbank on Tuesday 16 July, 12.30pm, suitable for ages 10 – 14.
Tickets are available online or through the Riverlinks Box Office: 03 5832 9511.