YA: From widely acclaimed comedian and author, Shappi Khorsandi, comes a modern fable about the rise and fall of a beautiful, but vulnerable, young woman in a world obsessed with money, status and looks.
CONTEMPORARY: Will losing her dad be the thing that finally prompts Annie Stanley to find herself? Only she could decide to say goodbye by stealing her father’s ashes and taking him on one last adventure . . .
CONTEMPORARY: Hailed as a bold foray into new literary territory, Kawakami's novel is told in the voice of a fourteen-year-old student subjected to relentless torment for having a lazy eye.The only person who understands what he is going through is a female classmate who suffers similar treatment.
A young man, Luke, is placed up against his future. Blinded by a mixture of ignorance and bravado means he doesn’t see the insurmountable difficulties of what his life will involve despite it looking at him in the face. Luke meets Ivan, the man he wishes to become. A homeless man. That is the startling reality of the content of The New Olympias Theatre Company’s show Benchmarks.
A spine-chilling mystery and contemporary love story played out in a unique and wild Australian setting, interweaving Indigenous history and Irish mythology.
Aven is cursed. Every time she dies her spirit can’t pass onto the afterlife and she must find another body (preferably one very recently departed) to inhabit.
Two different tales are told through contemporary dance which highlights the compelling storytelling and talent of Bangarra Dance Theatre.
Heading down under for their first ever Australian tour, international sweethearts The Jammin’ Divas bring an eclectic mix of music harking from the US, Ireland and even a bit of inspiration from Australia.