The Sapphires

The Sapphires

Thursday, 7 July 2022 at 8pm

The Sapphires

A production by Christine Harris and HIT Productions

 

The Sapphires is one of the Australia’s best-loved stories. Winning multiple awards as a play, film and soundtrack album.

Four young Aboriginal women from regional Australia, who like singing country music, suddenly get the chance to change their tune and their lives. Wearing sequins, armed only with microphones they find themselves trying to spread joy in the hell that is the Vietnam War.

The Sapphires is a funny, heart-warming tale inspired by the true story of four Yorta Yorta Women, who sing classic soul hits against the backdrop of personal change and massive social upheaval. It is an energetic, fun, and engaging play that affirms life and the realisation of dreams.

 

Performers include: Lorinda May Merrypor,
Jade Lomas-Ronan, Oliver Wenn and Anthony Lim

Writer and Director: Tony Briggs

Musical Director: Nathanial Andrew

Band Leader: Hamish Jetson

Set and LX Designer: Mark Howett

 

“Their voices are superb and the audience enjoys their
harmonies with opportunities to hear the beauty of the individual voices with songs including: Love is Like a Heatwave, Yellow Bird, Respect, My Boyfriend’s Back, Chain of Fools and many more.”
– Broadway World


Duration: Approximately 130 minutes, with interval

Wheelchair spaces are available, subject to booking. Please make you booking via phone on 9243 9191 to reserve a wheelchair designated spot.

For more information about accessibility at the Clocktower Centre please see here.

Prices
Adult $62.00
Under 30's (Proof of age required) $52.00
Subscriber (Please call from Monday 7 February) $52.00

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