Free High Impact Theatre Performance Coming To Empire Theatre

‘Love Drunk’ a highly entertaining theatre performance that puts sexual assault and binge drinking in the spotlight is coming to Toowoomba.

This performance is brought to the community by Phunktional Limited to entertain and open discussions with young people, their parents and the wider community about issues of binge drinking, sexual assault and racial tension.

When:  Thursday, 30th of April – 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

  • Where: Empire Theatre – 56 Neil Street, Toowoomba
  • Free refreshments, light supper and entertainment will be provided.

Gerard Veltre (Artistic Director of Phunktional): “The show is a lot of fun, we are performing in schools during the day and decided it would be great to be able to also do a special night time show for parents and the wider community. Whenever we have done this in other parts of Australia the adult audiences have always loved the show and found it really entertaining”
Love Drunk Report courtesy of WIN News
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Following the performance, a special panel that includes local teachers, health and legal professionals and the artists will answer community member’s questions about the issues raised in the production; thus helping to bridging the gap between the youth and available services.

The Toowoomba tour is a collaboration between Phunktional Ltd, The John Villiers Trust, The Toowoomba Hospital Foundation, Darling Downs Crime Prevention Unit, Head Space, Toowoomba Youth Service and the Empire Theatre.

For more information on the performance go to: http://www.phunktional.org.au/love-drunk/

The Toowoomba Hospital Foundation is totally behind this initiative that will help and challenge the young people of our community.

Submitted by:
Peter Rookas,
CEO,
Toowoomba Hospital Foundation

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