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Around the PQ – Tribes and Plague Rats

In the early 1900s, Australia suffered wave after wave of bubonic plague, delivered  by trading ships infested with rats.

A group of performers commented on the way that the rats of England traveled outward, colonizing the world, and spreading disease.   As a part of the PQ Tribes series,  The National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australia costumed a team of street performers, and headed out into the city to spread humor and wonder and plague.

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