“It is my story but it is also yours.”

"It is my story but it is also yours."

“It is my story but it is also yours.”

JIMMY CHI AND KUCKLES

BRAN NUE DAE

HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE

19 Aug – 23 Aug

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Set out on the road trip of a lifetime with a spunky runaway teenager, two hippies, a wily Uncle, and a German priest. By the time you shake the red dust from your feet, you’ll know what it means to come home. Jimmy Chi’s coming-of-age musical Bran Nue Dae is an exuberant ride through 1960s Western Australia. Young Willie hitchhikes his way from mission school back to Broome, determined to win the heart of the girl he left behind. A feel-good mash-up of rock-and-roll, gospel, country and blues music made this first-ever Aboriginal musical a sparkling success in 1990 and inspired a hit movie.

This new production recreates the historic Sun Pictures open-air cinema in Broome, and invites you to experience a quintessentially Australian story.

This production is commissioned by the Opera Conference, Australia’s national partnership of professional opera companies.
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CREATIVES

Musical Director Michael Mavromatis
Musical Director
Patrick Bin Amat
Director
Andrew Ross
Associate Director Naomi Pigram
Set & Costume Designer Mark Thompson
Choreographer
Tara Gower
Lighting Designer Mark Howett
Sound Designer
Michael Waters
Indigenous Adviser Bart Pigram

CAST

Uncle Tadpole Ernie Dingo
Willie Marcus Corowa
Rosie Teresa Moore
Father Benedictus Andrew Moran
Marijuana Annie Danielle Sibosado
Slippery Callan Purcell
Aunty Theresa Ngaire Pigram

Ensemble

Adi Cox
Damar Isherwood
Tehya Jamieson
Czack (Ses) Bero
Taj Jamieson
Bojesse Pigram
Tai Savage

Touring Band

Patrick Bin Amat
Ben Ingvarson
Manny Mavromatis
Bart Pigram

Suitability
M – This production contains strong language, adult themes and sexual references


2h 20m (including interval)


English


Hearing Loop


Accessible Venue

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Teddy Tahu Rhodes is a latecomer to the stage but he's quickly become a crowd favourite. He performs a recital at the magnificent Adelaide Town Hall this April.

Book now at BASS.

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Teddy Tahu Rhodes is a latecomer to the stage but hes quickly become a crowd favourite. He performs a recital at the magnificent Adelaide Town Hall this April. 

Book now at BASS. 

#opera #StateOpera #Adelaide #OperaYouKnow #southaustralia @adelaidetownhall

Adelaide star Desiree Frahn joins our Australian line up for Carmina Burana!

Book now: stateopera.com.au/productions/carmina-burana/

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Adelaide star Desiree Frahn joins our Australian line up for Carmina Burana! 

Book now: https://stateopera.com.au/productions/carmina-burana/

#carminaburana #operayouknow #opera #stateopera #stateopera2020 #adelaide #southaustralia Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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250 voices, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and a stadium crowd. Carmina Burana will blow your mind.

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250 voices, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and a stadium crowd. Carmina Burana will blow your mind.

#carminaburana #operayouknow #opera #stateopera #stateopera2020 #adelaide #southaustralia @the_aso

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Very droll. Carmina Buranda plays tennis. I've never been to the stadium and the online booking form provides little infor about access. Bass is open only when I am at work. I suspect that unlike a concert hall the easiest access for my lame guest is from the front not the back?

One of Australia’s finest exponents of classical repertoire, Paul McMahon joins us for Carmina Burana in March.

“…Whilst the tenor has only one song (The Ballad of the Roasting Swan), when in the right hands, it can be a vocal tour de force with its plaintive falsetto. And Paul McMahon was truly masterful, delivering with precision and power…” - @limelightmagazine

Don't miss this beautiful tenor perform a great workbook now for Carmina Burana via our website.
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One of Australia’s finest exponents of classical repertoire, Paul McMahon joins us for Carmina Burana in March. 

“…Whilst the tenor has only one song (The Ballad of the Roasting Swan), when in the right hands, it can be a vocal tour de force with its plaintive falsetto. And Paul McMahon was truly masterful, delivering with precision and power…” - @limelightmagazine 

Dont miss this beautiful tenor perform a great workbook now for Carmina Burana via our website.
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