Jumpy by April de Angelis

THE perils of growing up and growing old are being explored in a frank and funny family drama at Melville Theatre this November and December.

Written by April de Angelis and directed by Miles Openshaw, Jumpy focuses on 50-year-old Hilary who is in an unexciting marriage, faces redundancy at work and has a volatile relationship with her rebellious teenage daughter.

When Hilary discovers her daughter is pregnant, she embarks on a journey for self-understanding – with surprising and comical results.

Melville Theatre, Canning Highway, Palmyra, Western Australia, Australia