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Skylab

16 August - 2 September 2018 State Theatre Centre of WA, Studio Underground

Skylab

16 August - 2 September 2018 State Theatre Centre of WA, Studio Underground Buy tickets

By Melodie Reynolds-Diarra

Presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company and Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company

WORLD PREMIERE

The launch of a science laboratory into Earth’s outer orbit was hailed as a miracle of the modern age. But what was really going on up there? The nature of the experiments conducted was kept top secret...

It’s July 1979. NASA’s Skylab is hurtling towards Earth, about to crash land near Esperance in remote Western Australia. Nev, Jem and the kids have no idea that their world is about to change: reality shifts, conspiracy theories abound and a pink horse appears out of nowhere. The town’s white fellas start behaving strangely too, with apologies for taking black fellas’ land and handing over all money owed.

Dreamtime meets Monkey Magic in this fantastical comedy where things that were once considered impossible, become not only possible, but real.

Based on a true story – only the facts have been changed to protect the innocent!

Originally developed by Ilbijerri’s Black Writers Lab; Moogahlin’s Yellamundie National First Peoples Playwriting Festival, Playwriting Australia’s National Play Festival with Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company.

A Rio Tinto WA Stories Project.


Cast and Crew

Director Kyle J Morrison
Cast includes Alan Little


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.
  • $50 Adult
  • $35 Student Concession
  • Groups receive 1 complimentary ticket for every 10 paid tickets. Phone (08) 6212 9291 or email groups@ptt.wa.gov.au A one-off handling fee of $8.95 per transaction applies to all groups purchases.

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