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 and 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 Tony Briggs’ mother – the incredible journey 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. The cast includes: Matilda Brown, Mindy Kwanten, Lorinda Merrypor, Ngaire Pigram and Mike Smith.
The Venue: Ulumbarra Theatre
Meaning ‘gather together’ or ‘meeting place’ in the language of the local Dja Dja Wurrung people, Bendigo’s Ulumbarra Theatre rises majestically from what was once the Sandhurst Gaol.More about Ulumbarra Theatre
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