The Storyteller is sad to announce the postponement of their production of An Indigenous Trilogy that was scheduled to be presented by La Mama theatre in November.
The production has taken the difficult step to postpone the season due to the uncertainty around COVID-19 lockdowns and the impact this may have on rehearsals. This precious story has been in development for over 20 years, and they intend to give the work its best possible life.
Although a disappointing development, we are confident in the new dates secured for May 2022.
How do you share a story that you know is true when no one believes you because of the lies that you have told?
Finally Peter, the Aboriginal worker from the stolen generation, receives news that his adoptive mother has passed away and he now has to return to the home he grew up in… How do you share a story that you know is true when no one believes you because of the lies that you have told?
Will Peter find peace by sharing the secrets?
‘Some Secrets Should Be Kept Secret’ by Glenn Shea was selected for the 3rd Yellamundie National First Peoples Playwriting Festival 2017 produced by Moogahlin Performing Arts at Carriageworks.
Also a part of the DURATIONAL PERFORMANCES: Thurs 2nd Dec, Sat 4th Dec & Sun 5th Dec from 2 pm.
Content warning: *Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this trilogy contains adult themes, references to deaths in custody of First Nations people and some coarse language.
Written, Directed & Produced by Glenn Shea
Produced by Tessa Spooner
Performed by Leroy Parsons, Melodie Reynolds-Diarra and Norbert Williams
Narration by Uncle Jack Charles
Image by Crystal Itjuwalyi Napangarti Butcher 2021