With Eva Di Cesare and Tim McGarry (qq.v.), Sandra Eldridge set up Monkey Baa Theatre for Young People in 1997. Monkey Baa, based in Sydney, New South Wales, produced drama for young people adapted from novels by Australian authors.
'Did Hitler's daughter, Heidi, really exist? Four country children waiting in the rain for the school bus take turns telling stories. In an unusual twist, Anna's story takes the children to Nazi Germany. An intriguing tale about Heidi, a young girl caught in the turmoil of World War II, whose father was one of the most dreaded men in history.
'One of the children, Mark, becomes engrossed in Heidi's story. In his conversations with his friends, his teacher and with his parents, he explores the moral and ethical issues it raises.
'This intriguing play poses powerful questions about a frightening period in history and forces us to examine moral issues in relation to society's fears and prejudices in a fresh, compelling light.'
Source: Monkey Baa Theatre for Children website, http://www.monkeybaa.com.au/ Sighted: 07/08/2007