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

Access Information:

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.