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Cast Mullumbimby High School's production of Under Milkwood.
Cast Mullumbimby High School’s production of Under Milkwood.

Mullumbimby High School drama students are all set to stage a lively and joyous adaptation of Under Milkwood by Dylan Thomas.

They are joined by a host of local artists, musicians, rigging crew, lighting and costume designers.

Performances are tonight (Thursday) to Saturday, August 29–31 at 7.30pm and Sunday, September 1 at 6pm at the Mullumbimby High performance space, located at the town end of the school.

A sumptuous supper of savouries and sweets will be served each evening before the performance, including drinks for $5.

Supper on Thursday, Friday and Saturday is from 6.30 to 7.30pm and on Sunday from 5 to 6pm.

Tickets are available at The Bookshop in Mullumbimby, Student Services, Mullumbimby High, or at the door.


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