Australian Heritage Festival 2017: An ‘Amusing Case’

An 'Amusing Case' delves into the archives of Victoria’s criminal justice system and emerges triumphantly with some of the most bizarre court cases for your amusement and edification. Come be put on trial in the former Magistrates’ Court of Melbourne for absurd laws from our past.

Featuring peculiar plaintiffs, dreadful defendants and ludicrous laws, this show will illuminate some of Victoria’s most unusual legal cases, as reported by the press.

Join performers from the International Museum Theatre Alliance (Asia Pacific) as they poke gentle fun at Victoria’s legal history.

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Adult $15
Concession $12

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