I threw a stone behind me and I didn’t look back
The untold stories of women who migrated from Greece to Australia in the 1950s and 60s. Filled with the poignant memories and passionate music of their homeland, these true stories resonate with the strength of the women who made new lives, creating an indelible impression on a faraway country.
Writer and singer Helen Yotis is joined by Maria Mercedes and Artemis Ioannides in this spell binding and moving story, which is unique and yet universal.
★★★★ ‘A moving tribute to the courage and resilience of migrants, and an open road into the Greek soul…’ – The Age
‘A seamless hybrid of story and song…’ – Cameron Woodhead, The Age
‘The three voices…are enchanting’ – Chris Boyd, The Australian
‘A magnificent and joyous celebration’ – Patricia Di Risio, Stage Whispers
Content Warnings: Violence, Sexual violence, War, Domestic Violence, Suicide
Written by Helen Yotis
Fate 1 – Maria Mercedes (she /her)
Fate 2 – Helen Yotis (she /her)
Fate 3 – Artemis Ioannides (she /her)
Director – Petra Kalive (she /her)
Musical Director – Andrew Patterson
Piano – Andrew Patterson
Bouzouki – Jacob Papadopoulos
Visual rating 50%: Events are partly subtitled or include dialogue, background music and/or sounds, so d/Deaf and hard of hearing audiences can have some engagement with the event.
Aural Rating 50%: Has both sound and visual components, but sight isn’t essential to be able to engage with the event.