Thursday, 12 September 2013

Story of Vinnies Founder Revealed in All Ages Musical - Revolution: the work of Frederic Ozanam

Contact: Theatre North
P: 6323 3666 W: http://theatrenorth.com.au/revolution/

Locations & Dates: Launceston - Saturday 21 September / Ulverstone - Sunday 22 September
Intended Audience: All ages

You are warmly invited to attend the live musical production Revolution: the work of Frederic Ozanam - who started the St Vincent de Paul Society 180 years ago as a young student in Paris.

2013 is the year of 200th Birthday of Frederic Ozanam.

Revolution: the story of Frederic Ozanam portrays the extraordinary life of the Founder of the St Vincent de Paul Society, who was born 200 years ago during the French Revolution. During Frederic’s life time he advocated against many injustices, including slavery, the absence of protection for workers, child labour as well as for better health and education services. Frederic Ozanam worked and served in his community. He laid the foundation and created a vision for thousands of men and women who have since served and continue to serve with hope and dedication in the St Vincent de Paul Society.

“In my life I want to become better and do a little good.” Frederic Ozanam.

This production will illustrate the origins of the St Vincent de Paul Society through the life of this remarkable young man, who continues to inspire people today.

Please come along to support the great work of Vinnies and be entertained, and learn the fascinating origins of Vinnies and their continuing service to those in need.

Tickets can be purchased from Theatre North ($20 adults + $10 student/concession). Tickets include complementary refreshments after the performance.

This is an all ages performance not to be missed and will be enjoyed by adults, children and fans of Les Misérables alike!

For further information please visit the website or download the flyer.