Synopsis and Cast:
It's 1943. Their fathers are away at war. And at home, these seven children fight their own wars, negotiate their own peace treaties, bribe, threaten, cajole one another with raw, terrifying innocence.
Mitchell Butel - John
Lisa Kelly - Maureen
Kim Lewis - Angela
John O'Hare - Donald
Richard Roxburgh - Peter
David Wenham - Willy
Robert Willox - Raymond
David played Willy who is described as a weak, scowling character.
Richard Roxburgh has worked with David in several projects including the plays That Eye, The Sky and
Hamlet, and the films A Little Bit of Soul, Moulin Rouge,
Van Helsing, Legend of the Guardians and Blinky Bill
Mitchell Butel appeared in the play Tartuffe as Damis. He also appeared in the films Dark City as Officer Husselbeck, The Bank as Stephen and Gettin' Square as Con Katsakis.
Robert Willox played Private Jack Simpson in Jack Simpson: A Willesee Documentary.
Children Reflect the Adult World -
The Sun Herald, January 17, 1993:
"...Their fathers are away at war. And at home, these seven children fight their own wars, negotiate their
own peace treaties, bribe, threaten, cajole one another with raw, terrifying innocence. With what conviction,
and needle-accurate observation these adult performers play children... bleak, scowling Willy (David Wenham)...."
Performances ran from January 6, 1993 through February 8, 1993 at the Crossroads Theatre in Darlinghurst, Sydney.