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.
- The use of words and descriptions that may be culturally sensitive and which might not normally be used in certain public or community contexts
- Sexual themes
- Child sexual abuse
An INDIGENOUS TRILOGY – Act III: Some Secrets Should Be Kept Secret will be livestreamed on Nov 24, Thursday, 3:30pm (followed by Q&A). Livestream playback will be available for 48 hours.
Written, Directed & Produced by Glenn Shea
Produced by Tessa Spooner
Performed by Lucy Payne, Syd Brisbane, Glenn Shea, Brodie Murray, Nicole Nabout and Maryanne Sam
Image by Crystal Itjuwalyi Napangarti Butcher 2021
Creative team: Glenn Shea, Tessa Spooner, Valentina Serebrennikova (Design), DE (Sound), Browyn Pringle (Lighting), Mia Reilly-Shea, Kristel Kickett, Lauren Thuys, Dr. Kirsty M Reilly (Intimacy Coach) and Lucy Payne (Trainee Intimacy Coach)
Mentees: Isabel Knight (directing), Brodie Murray (writing), Maxi Sam-Morris (lighting) and Ben Ridgeway (sound)
Maryanne Sam at Dirty Pearl Productions