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Louisa's Walk is a piece of Strolling Theatre or Walking Play that takes you on a journey into the life of Louisa Ragan, an Irish convict, sent to Van Diemen's Land on a seven year sentence, in 1841, for stealing a loaf of bread. You walk with the...more
Cascade Brewery | South Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
I so enjoyed this tour. Skilfully written and produced with convincing actors. The colonial past revealed, the horror of a journey from hell exposed and a tale of man's inhumanity towards man. A-not-to-be missed history lesson brought to life. This is a must for both...More
When in Hobart visit The Cascade Women's Prison and do Louisa's Walk dramatisation tYour.You will be transported back in time and learn of the hardships and perils that betowed the female convicts. Well acted out by the 2 actors portraying the story of Louisa and...More
Louisa's Walk was well acted by the two cast members. They were engaging and convincing. I must confess that I thought the tour was too long. It is an example of too much of a good thing. If it was 30 minutes shorter I would...More
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LouisaHobart, Owner at Louisa's Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2016
Thank you for your Review!
We did try to persuade your group's organisers to book our shorter play, Her Story, which we thought more suitable in length given this group's schedule and itinerary but, they were insistent that you all wanted Louisa's Walk!
Go to the women's goal at noon and they have a new tour.
For a large group they will do Louisa's Walk. I have done it before and it was fantastic, so if your group is large, then organise it in advanceMore
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LouisaHobart, Owner at Louisa's Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2016
Yes, thank you to this reviewer for pointing out that Louisa's Walk is no longer available to individuals from the general public. We will however still perform Louisa's Walk for large groups of 15 or more.
Louisa's Walk has been replaced by Her Story down...More
Previously titled 'Louisa's Walk', 'Her Story' is a compelling and well scripted drama of the life of convict women who arrived at the 'women's factory'. As you follow the drama you become immersed in the story and emotionally connected to 'Louisa' as she includes the...More