Sat 16th May 2020 - 8:15pm
Sun 17th May 2020 - 7:15pm
EVENT CANCELLED - Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, this show has been cancelled. All Patrons will receive information from Ticketek regarding refunds.
When Eleanor was seven, she saw the classic 1998 film Anastasia and was convinced that the heroine was her Nanna. The truth would prove to be much more incredible... A heart-warming story that will make you laugh and cry in equal measure.
An award-winning brand-new show from Eleanor Stankiewicz: actor, improvisor and serial day-dreamer.
WINNER Sydney Fringe 2019's NIDA Writer of the Year Award and Perth FRINGE WORLD Festival Tour Ready Award.
“the clear star of this play is the writer, director and actress Eleanor Stankiewicz who positively radiates joy and fun.… It is unusual to see such a personal, joyful piece of theatre.” - Theatre Travels
"...a stunning, multi-layered performance, full of both laughter and tears." ★★★★ - Fringe Feed
"A moving showcase of storytelling talent, Nanna-stasia is a fantastic vehicle for Stankiewicz as performer and purveyor of memory, history and fantasy." ★★★★☆ - Arts End
"Seamlessly blending European folk tales with real life horrors and soaring highs, Eleanor’s Nanna-Stasia is a heartfelt, touching tribute to an amazing woman who would be nothing but proud of her gifted granddaughter." ★★★★☆ - The Fourth Wall
"...delivered a very memorable role on her journey to be Australia’s next Cate Blanchett." - Sydney Arts Guide
“Stankiewicz is an absolute natural... controlled and flawless in her style” - Stage Whispers
“...wins the audience over with an easy innocence” - Aussie Theatre
“...blessed with an exceptional voice.” - The Barefoot Review
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