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Thursday, May 4, 2017


Kearsney College is staging Willy Russell’s acclaimed hit musical Blood Brothers from May 9 to 12.

A hilarious, provocative and heart-breaking show that tells the unforgettable story of the Johnstone twins, the production ran for 24 years on London’s West End. A woman with numerous children to support surrenders one of her new-born twins to the childless woman for whom she cleans. The boys grow up streets apart, never learning the truth, but becoming firm friends and falling in love with the same girl. One prospers while the other falls on hard times. A narrator warns that a price has to be paid for separating twins. Dealing with superstition and privilege, it is a timeless story.

With a full band in the orchestra pit, lighting design by SAS Productions and sound design by Dark Horse Productions, Blood Brothers promises to be a production not to be missed.

Blood Brothers runs from May 9 to 12 at Kearsney College. Booking is at Computicket.