A Local Man: A play about Ben Chifley

with Tony Barry

Friday 30th April at 7 pm

A screening of the film of the 2004 Sydney performance.

Tickets at the door $25/$20

Byron Shire Echo, Wednesday 21st April 2021

The play, A Local Man: A play about Ben Chifley, was written for Tony by the late Bob Ellis and Professor Robin McLachlan.

It opened in Bathurst, Ben’s home town, in 2004, and then toured the east coast after a successful six week season at the Ensemble Theatre in Sydney.

Tony says the experience of playing arguably the greatest Australian Prime Minister, is one he will never forget.

The screening to be shown is of the 2004 Sydney Performance and is a fundraiser for a one-man show that Tony is developing.  That show, A Good Look Around, is planned for later this year/early next year and will explore Tony’s life and times in film, TV, activism, alcoholism, cancer recovery, and his traumatic experiences at the hands of the Catholic Church when he was a child.

Come and share the night with Tony.  The film will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.

Tickets available at the door: $25/$20