Yirra Yaakin - WOOLAH!

Yirra Yaakin Theatre presents WOOLAH!

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2023
Grace O'Meehan

Celebrate 30 incredible years of indigenous theatre this November, with Yirra Yaakin's brand new performance, WOOLAH!

Directed by Maitland Schnaars and produced by Jen Edwards & Jess Gatt, WOOLAH! celebrates the achievements and joy that Yirra Yaakin has brought audiences across Western Australia, Australia and internationally, through a vignette-style performance that showcases the plays and Aboriginal playwrights the theatre company has championed over the last thirty years. Audiences can expect exerpts from the indredible Cruel Wild Women, Windmill Baby, The Fever and the Fret, So Long Suckers, Conversations with the Dead, Hecate and Dating Black. Written and adapted by Kylie Bracknell [Kaarljilba Kaardn], Emmanuel James Brown, Jub Clerc, Peter Docker, Richard Frankland, David Milroy, Sally Morgan, Kyle Morrison, Narelle Thorne & Ian Wilkes - this show is not to be missed.

The show features a talented cast, with Bobbi Henry, Ebony McGuire, Della Rae Morrison, Rayma Morrison, Tegan Mulvany, Kelton Pell, Maitland Schnaars, Calen Tassone and Rubeun Yorkshire all set to perform with other brilliant performer alumni, Bruce Denny and Peter Docker.

With set & costume design by Bryan Woltjen, lighting design by Jolene Whibley and sound design by Tao Issaro, WOOLAH! is bound to be a creative masterpiece.

Performance details

Where: Subiaco Arts Centre, Main Auditorium | 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco WA 6008

When: 16 – 19 November 2023

Times: 7:30pm, with Afternoon Matinee Performances: Sat 18 Nov 2:00pm | Sun 19 Nov 4:00pm

Post Show Q&A: Friday 17 Nov | Stay in your seats after the performance to hear from creators and artists in a Q&A session.

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