The Paperbark Shoe single work   drama  
Adaptation of The Paperbark Shoe Goldie Goldbloom 2009 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 The Paperbark Shoe
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'Adapted from the novel by Goldie Goldbloom, Gin, a refined albino woman, marries to escape the confines of an asylum. Toad, a collector of ladies corsetry, marries to prove his manhood. Together they are freaks - feared and ridiculed by the local townspeople. Into their lives come two Italian POWs bringing music, sensuality and a love that will fan the flames of small town bigotry. Set during World War II in a remote West Australian farming community, this new Australian drama features a cast of brilliantly eccentric and unforgettable characters and is a richly rewarding and powerful love 'quadrangle' story by one of WA's leading playwrights, Hellie Turner.' (Source:

Production Details

  • Performed at the National Play Festival, Perth: 23 February, 2013.

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  • Western Australia,
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