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WA Parliament presents 'Edith'

25 June 2021
Woman in old style clothing standing in front of portrait of Edith Cowan

In this centenary year of the election of Edith Cowan, the first woman member of an Australian Parliament, the WA Parliament is pleased to present 'Edith'.

'Edith' recreates Edith Cowan’s first speech in the House, and adds points of view by historical and future characters including Sir John Forrest, the state's first Premier, and a young woman from 2021.
Starring Caroline McKenzie as Edith Cowan, Michael Loney, Igor Sas and Ruby Williams.

Edith will be performed in the Legislative Assembly Chamber where Edith Cowan made her historic speech 100 years ago.

Details on performance times and tickets.