City of Gold
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4 - 26 March 2022
State Theatre Centre of WA, Heath Ledger Theatre

City of Gold

4 - 26 March 2022 State Theatre Centre of WA, Heath Ledger Theatre Buy tickets

Presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA with Perth Festival

Breythe is never just an actor. Always an Indigenous actor. Always in the black show, the black play.

Put him in that Australia Day lamb ad. Get that ‘authenticity’. That’s what the people want. Give them what they want. Get that big payday. Even if it draws criticism from your community.

But a messenger bird comes for him. His father is dead. Head home. Back to Kal to grieve. Back to his family shattered by pain and violence that won’t be laid to rest.

City of Gold is an unflinching force of drama that questions our nation’s wilful amnesia and the stains of racism and injustice on our national identity.

After critically acclaimed productions in Brisbane and Sydney, and an explosive four minutes of television on Q&A, this semi-autobiographical story, written by and starring proud Wongutha Yamatji man, Meyne Wyatt (The Sapphires, Redfern Now, Mystery Road) is coming home to WA in a new co-production with Sydney Theatre Company. Wyatt’s sharp and breathtaking dialogue will stay with you long after you leave and is matched only by his powerhouse performance.

“This show cuts right to the core of Meyne’s lived experience as a young Black man in Australia. It is unrelenting and honest.” Director Shari Sebbens

Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • Mobile telephones and electronic devices are to be turned off during the performance.
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.

Premium

  • $110.00 Adult
  • $99.00 Friends of the Festival (Available via phone or box office only)

A Reserve

  • $79.00 - $95.00 Adult
  • $71.00 - $85.00 Friends of the Festival (Available via phone or box office only)
  • $79.00 Concession (Full-time students, pensioners, Seniors Card holders, unemployed, Veteran Card holders, Health Care Card holders) 
  • $46.00 Students

B Reserve

  • $63.00 - $79.00 Adult
  • $57.00 - $71.00 Friends of the Festival (Available via phone or box office only)
  • $63.00 Concession (Full-time students, pensioners, Seniors Card holders, unemployed, Veteran Card holders, Health Care Card holders)
  • $46.00 Students
  • $30.00 Under 30

C Reserve

  • $35.00 Admit Restricted view seats
  • $30.00 Under 30's Restricted view seats

Groups 

  • $63.00 - $79.00 A Reserve Groups (8+) 
  • $46 School Groups (10+) (one complimentary ticket per 10 purchased) 
    For group bookings phone (08) 6212 9291 or email groups@ptt.wa.gov.au

Pricing and Transaction Fee Information

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Web: $3.95 if cart values is $36 or less, $5.95 if cart value is more than $36. 
Phone: $6.95. In person: $0. Group bookings: $8.95. Add $2 for postage by Standard Mail or $4.40 for Registered Mail.
All tickets/items prices include GST if applicable and are quoted in Australian dollars.
Ticket prices can be dynamically adjusted, either up or down, based on real-time market demand, and without notice.

Audio Described/ Captioned Performance 

  • 2:00pm, Saturday 19 March 
    Audio described with tactile tour and open captioned performance 

Auslan Interpreted

  • 6:30pm, Tuesday 22 March
    Auslan interpreted performance with post-show Q&A

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