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Event Type Performance
Event Focus Music
Event Reach All
Event Scope Local Community
Adult Price $45.00
Children $15.00
Concession $42.00
Dates 31/07/2019 to 31/07/2019
Start Time 7:00pm
End Time 9:20pm
Performer Details The Sapphires is one of the Australia’s best-loved stories. Winning multiple awards as a play, film and soundtrack album there was one challenge left and that was to undertake a national tour of Australia. Bringing the raw energy, fun and emotion of this story directly to stages across the nation. Writer Tony Briggs will direct his work in a version he promises will be the most intimate telling of The Sapphires story yet. “I hope the audience will feel a fresh sense of connection to a story that has already successfully infiltrated the psyche of the Australian theatre and movie going public and get a sense of joy and understanding of who Aboriginal people are and walk away from ‘The Sapphires’ with a smile on their faces.” - Tony Briggs Four young Aboriginal women from regional Australia, who like singing country music, suddenly get the chance to change their tune and their lives. Wearing uniforms of sequins, armed only with microphones they find themselves trying to spread joy in the hell that is the Vietnam War. The Sapphires is a funny, heart-warming tale inspired by the true story of writer Tony Briggs’ mother. It tells of the incredible journey of a singing group of four Yorta Yorta Women, who sing classic soul hits against the backdrop of personal change and massive social upheaval. It is an energetic, fun and engaging play that affirms life and the realisation of dreams. PERFORMANCES: Roxbylink Auditorium 31/07/2019 at 7:00pm (doors open 6.30pm) TICKETS: Adult 17+ $45 | Concession $42 | Child U17 $15
Location Roxbylink Auditorium
Contact Roxby Downs VIC
Cassie Weir
Email: vic@roxbylink.com.au
08 8671 5941

 

 

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