Terms of Endearment



A beautiful adaptation of a movie classic, using a light touch to illuminate the deepest and most important expressions of compassion and human decency, Dan Gordon’s brilliant rewriting of 1983’s blockbuster film takes the theatre audience through 23 years of mother-daughter conflict and angst. There is not a wasted word.

Director Anthony Brown is a resident of Leonay, who as a young man remembers the famous movie which starred Shirley Maclaine, Jack Nicholson and Debra Winger. Anthony was fortunate to meet Shirley Maclaine in the 1980’s and got her autograph. Mr. Brown says, “Shirley Maclaine was everything I imagined when I met her, and I told her how much I loved her performance in Terms of Endearment which delighted her”. Playing the classic role Shirley Maclaine won her only Academy Award in is well known Australian actress Oriana Panozzo. She is best known for her role in Sons and Daughters.

This is the first time in Australia this production will have been staged and Ruby Productions are very excited.

They have a stage production of Terms of Endearment to give many laughs and food for thought about family values. You don’t want to miss this show!

Terms of Endearment has been adapted for the stage by Dan Gordon and directed by Anthony Brown. The performance dates are Saturday February 2nd and 9th at 2:00pm and 7:00pm.

Ticket prices are $25 for adults and $20 concession, $35 at the door. To book tickets, go to www.trybooking.com/445717. To reserve show only, phone 4735 5422. Terms of Endearment will be performed at John Lees Centre, 15 Evan Street in Penrith. For more information, visit www.rubyproductions.com.au.

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