THEMES: Historical Fiction, Loss, Love, Heritage
CHARACTER AGES: Adult
Synopsis: Based in fact, the epic and intimate Motherland intertwines the sweeping stories of three very different women from different times, united in the heartach of exile from their homelands.
From the chaos of a Russian military coup, through the hell of Nazi-occupied France to a turbulent Brisbane in the throes of the Fitzgerald Inquiry, Brisbane playwright Katherine Lyall-Watson has penned a painstakingly researched histrocial drama about how world-changing events can ripple out and take a terrible toll on everyday lives.
Production History: Motherland was first produced by Metro Arts and Ellen Belloo at the Sue Benner Theatre, Brisbane on 30 October, 2013.
ISBN: 978 1 925338 31 7
Also available in a discounted bundle with Bastard Territory by Stephen Carleton