16 May 2018 | 10.00am - 2.00pmBook Tickets
HART has two sessions: 10am & 1pm
“I was always like, like a magnet with my Dad, like everywhere he went I was right next to him… He never got rid of me…”
Throughout Australia’s history, an unknown number of Indigenous children have been forcibly removed from their families. Parents driven mad, grandparents heartbroken, siblings torn apart, language lost, and culture stripped away.
Using testimonials from the Stolen Generations, Noongar man Ian Michael invites you to listen in on the silenced stories of this country.
Winner of Best Emerging Artist (Adelaide Fringe 2016)
Winner of Best Emerging Indigenous Artist (Melbourne Fringe 2015)
Winner of SA Tour Ready Award (Melbourne Fringe 2015)
Winner of Tiki Tour Ready Award (Melbourne Fringe 2015)
Warnings: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiences are warned that this production contains images of deceased persons.
‘Beautiful, heartbreaking and liberating storytelling... A story about us and now.’ - Anne-Marie Peard, AussieTheatre.com
‘A brave and quietly devastating performance...Moving theatre that handles some emotionally harrowing material with dignity and grace.’ — Cameron Woodhead, The Age
Theatre/ Film Credits:
Concept & Performed by Ian Michael
Text by Ian Michael and Seanna van Helten
Directed by Penny Harpham
Composition & Sound Design by Raya Slavin
Set & Costume Design by Chloe Greaves
AV Design by Michael Carmody
Photography by Gabi Briggs
Child under 16: $20
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THEATRE: OEDIPUS SCHMOEDIPUS
17 Mar 2018
7.30pm - 8.40pm
Oedipus Schmoedipus is about death: real death, fake death, and the Western theatrical canon. It’s joyful and dark, stupid and smart, hilarious and confronting.