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The Sapphires

From the stage to the screen, and back to the stage HIT Productions presents a national-tour of well-loved Australian play The Sapphires. Set in 1968 during the Vietnam war The Sapphires, which is loosely based on the life of writer Tony Briggs’ mother, tells the story of four Yorta Yorta women from regional Australia who […]

My Name Is Jimi

Jimi Bani is a man with a mission to tell the story of his family, his community and culture in My Name is Jimi, which had its world premiere with the Queensland Theatre last year. Jimi comes from Mabuiag Island, in the Torres Strait, with a small population of a few hundred people who have […]

Barbara And The Camp Dogs

Barbara And The Camp Dogs could be on its way to becoming one of Australia’s most important performance pieces. The young theatre show has so far received a standing ovation at every single performance – no small feat for a world premiere, though perhaps not surprising given the talent behind it all. Co-written by legendary […]

Casey Donovan

In 2004, a sixteen-year-old girl named Casey Donovan became the youngest person to win Australian Idol.  It’s been a milestone 10 years since then and for Donovan it’s an opportunity to reflect back on a decade worth of experience. “There are so many memories. Winning would be one of the biggest ones, going on tour […]