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Unsung Heroes
Theatre
2020
State Theatre Centre of WA, Online event

Unsung Heroes

2020 State Theatre Centre of WA, Online event

Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA presents

Unsung Heroes is a collection of tour-de-force performances featuring 5 untold stories about 5 extraordinary Western Australians.

In a world premiere season directed by Emily McLean and Joe Paradise Lui, the production is a timely reminder of our shared humanity and our uniquely Western Australian identity, telling stories of courage, adventure, new beginnings, dignity - and life’s music.

Originally planned to be staged in the Studio Underground as part of Black Swan State Theatre Company's 2020 season, these powerful pre-recorded solo performances will be live streamed for free from Tuesday 21 July. Each live stream will be followed by a live Q&A facilitated by Resident Artist Ian Michael. From Wednesday 22 July, registered attendees will be able to view all the performances on demand. Click the button below to register via Black Swan's website.

PROGRAM
Song in the Key of Trust written and performed by Mararo Wangai
7:30pm, Tuesday, 21 July 2020
A renowned musician follows his passion for song to a country far from the land of his birth.

The Unremarkable and Ordinary Life of Carmela Caterina Tassone (Nee Panaia) written and performed by Chris Isaacs
7:30pm, Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Carmela Caterina Tassone is a woman that places aren't named after. Her name never made newspaper headlines. You will never have heard of her. This is the story of her nondescript existence.

The Perfect Boy written by Gita Bezard and performed by Caitlin Beresford-Ord
7:30pm, Thursday, 23 July 2020
From the stages of Subiaco to international acclaim, Effie Fellows wowed audiences around the world with her male impersonation act.

Lesson in The Art of Butterfly written by Hellie Turner and performed by Alison van Reeken
7:30pm, Wednesday, 29 July 2020
A courageous doctor risks all to shine a light on the right to choose to die with dignity.

Own Way written by Barbara Hostalek and performed by Jo Morris
7:30pm, Thursday, 30 July 2020
She's strong. She's smart. She has a wicked sense of humour. Her story of survival has changed domestic violence laws across Australia.

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