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Darwin Middle School presents - Mirror Image

IN THE FAIRY TALE WORLD, princes are charming, stepsisters are wicked and everyone supposedly lives happily ever after.

But Woodsman dreams of being more than an incidental character without a name – he wants to be the hero. So when the wicked stepsisters discover a magic mirror with legs, Woodsman jumps at the chance to ‘rescue’ them – but rescue them from what exactly?

The talented drama students from Darwin Middle School take to the stage this month for their highly anticipated 2019 production, Mirror Image.

Drama teacher, and the play’s director, Courts White says although a comedy, Mirror Image comes with valuable life lessons for the students and audience members.

Mirror Image looks at fairy tales versus reality. In fairy tales, everything is predictable and predetermined, and characters are not the masters of their destinies.

In reality, the princesses realise they can’t just wait around for a prince to come and save them – if they want something, they need to go out and get it for themselves,” she says.

“As funny as the storyline is, the students learn from it. There are huge underlying themes of equality, and the important message that you are master of your own life – you can be what you want and choose if you work for it.”

Don’t miss your chance to see Mirror Image for one night only at Darwin Entertainment Centre.

COST $20 | $15 U15 | $60 FAMILY

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