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Cultural Workshops | The Storyteller
Church of All Nations
180 Palmerston St, Carlton Victoria 3053
with Glenn Shea and Indigenous Community Members
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MARK AND DECLAN SOLVE NOTHING AT LA MAMA - POSTPONED
1 December 2021 6:30 PM to 12 December 2021 4:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
Two men in winter coats stand against a black wall looking ambivalently at the viewer.
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LET BLEEDING GIRLS LIE
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
let bleeding girls lie examines the unexpected intimacy between Grace, Juice, and Lou, three strangers donating plasma at a Melbourne city blood bank during the Manchester Arena attack.
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WAR-RAK/BANKSIA FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT
Thursday 9 December 2021 5:00 PM
La Mama Theatre
205 Faraday Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
Opening night of the festival.
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RITE OF REBIRTH
Friday 10 December 2021 8:30 AM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
A participatory performance in public space to celebrate a ritual of rebirth.
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IN CONVERSATION AT LA MAMA
Friday 10 December 2021 10:00 AM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
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STAGE SHOW
Friday 10 December 2021 1:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
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EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN
Friday 10 December 2021 3:30 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
Circus veterans Debra Batton & Sue Broadway will charm you with their wit, fearless presence and acts of age rejoicing brilliance! Four plays will be written and performed by an extraordinary array of talents drawn from the history of this remarkable place to celebrate its restoration and its future.
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MELBOURNE PLAYBACK THEATRE CO: EMERGENCE
Friday 10 December 2021 6:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
Melbourne Playback Theatre Company invite you to celebrate La Mama with stories of rebirth and emergence.
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LIFE CHANGING SHOW
Friday 10 December 2021 8:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
A resurrection of the best theatre we have ever seen.
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DISPATCHES FROM THE FRONT LINE
Saturday 11 December 2021 8:30 AM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
A performed reading of a diary written by a Victorian First World War nurse over 103 years ago has potent contemporary references as we navigate the COVID pandemic.
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COOEE
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
War-Rak/Banksia Festival
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POST
Saturday 11 December 2021 12:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
The world has changed, but life goes on.
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THE PRISONERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD - SET TRUTH FREE
Saturday 11 December 2021 1:30 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
Three women volunteers at the notorious HM Prison Belmarsh discover truths about each other whilst arguing over the imprisoned Australian in the High Security Unit.
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PLAYREADING: LA SOCIETA ITALIANA - POSTPONED
Saturday 11 December 2021 2:00 PM
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
La Societa Italiana is the true story of Rina Codognotto and her Italian family’s Melbourne city restaurant at the outbreak of WWII and how the very culture that saved them from crushing poverty and oppression only decades before, now segregate, arrest and intern them; a visceral, epic family saga that bursts through the confines of 20th Century Melbourne history and relinquishes it’s secrets to a new generation.
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PLAY READING: HOW WE FALL IN LOVE - CANCELLED
Saturday 11 December 2021 4:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
A story of love that defies military rule, prison walls, and the tyranny of time.
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PLAY READING: MY SISTER JILL
La Mama
Carlton Victoria 3053
Jack survives Changi. Jack survives a shipwreck on the way to Japan. But can his children survive Jack? A family saga examines the legacy of war.
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SWEET RIVER
Saturday 11 December 2021 6:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
War-Rak/Banksia Festival
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LA MAMICA TAKEOVER: POETICA
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
We have two specially chosen poets performing in the newly built theatre. Alice Allan, known for combining poetry and improvised performance and author of ‘The Empty Show’, will share her relatable and moving new poems.
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LA MAMICA TAKEOVER: CABARETICA
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
Join us for a night of celebration and provocation that will regenerate and revitalise your creative spirit. In the theatre: Na Djinang Circus, Artemis Munoz and Mary Helen.
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LA MAMICA TAKE OVER: MUSICA - Life Expectancy: Breathe
Saturday 11 December 2021 10:45 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
Life expectancy is a one man, inspirational musical that talks about Raphael’s experience overcoming Cystic Fibrosis, childhood trauma and learning disabilities
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LLOYD JONES ENSEMBLE: INSTALLATION
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street, Carlton VIC 3053
We will hopefully excite you and confuse you - we will enjoy it.
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MUSICA DECEMBER 2021
Monday 13 December 2021 7:30 PM
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
Deafinitely Flat creates transformative listening experiences.
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POETICA DECEMBER 2021: The Inheritors
Tuesday 14 December 2021 7:30 PM
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
Amanda Anastasi, current Poet in Residence at the Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub and convener of La Mama Poetica, launches her book The Inheritors (Black Pepper Publishing, 2021). This event will feature readings from special guest poets (to be announced) and readings from the new collection.
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CINEMATICA #4 DECEMBER at TEMPO RUBATO
Sunday 19th December at 8pm
Tempo Rubato
34 Breese Street, Brunswick Victoria 3056
During lockdown the Dogmilk film collective found a way to continue engaging with collaborators in Indonesia and allow emerging film practitioners and video artists to exhibit work without the capacity to assemble and screen live. VODmilk was the solution; an online platform for thought-provoking films, video art and everything in between, offering a new program, from a different programmer, every fortnight. Each work would be translated into both Indonesian and English to be accessible to both
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UTTER MESS
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
Non-binary, Asexual, Biracial AND Neurodivergent? Utter Mess! A show about labels and the difference between the words that confine us and the words that set us free.
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FROM ALL WHO CAME BEFORE
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
A story of loss, love and redemption.
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HOMOPHONIC
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
Homophonic! is bringing the disco ball to the concert hall! Celebrating 11 years of mind bending queer classical music. Experience Melbourne’s only cult classical chamber music concert, filled with homosexual harmonies, sapphic symphonists, and musical double-ententres.
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THE STORY KEEPERS
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
Magical, fun, queer fairy tales!
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PLAY READING: THE MARVELLOUS LIFE OF CARLO GATTI
Saturday 12 February 2022 2:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
The entire world has a plan; you can't see it, you can't feel it, you'll never know it, and it does not care about you.
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AN UNFORGIVABLY BRIEF HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN THEATRE w DR ROB
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
The most dramatic thing about Australian Theatre is it's history
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WE TOO US TOO ME TOO TOO TOO
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
A dark, satirical and extremely physical comedy about rape and murder.
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FILM SCRIPT READING: ALMOST HUMAN
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
The extraordinary life of photographer, Maggie Diaz
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SOLAS
23 February 2022 6:30 PM to 6 March 2022 4:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
Inspired by the life of Lucia Joyce, the only daughter of James Joyce, Solas attempts to give voice to a young woman silenced by history.
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STEVIE
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
What happened to Stevie could happen to all of us.
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THE FALL OF THE ROMAN UMPIRE
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
An Irish immigrant’s journey - an autobiographical one-man show that will make you laugh until you cry.
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CINEMATICA MARCH 2022
Sunday 6 March 2022 7:30 PM
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
Curated by Tessa Spooner, Cinematica’s edition #5 is a lineup of female filmmakers that gently explore notions of ‘place’ and ‘displacement’.
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MUSICA: Rethinking the Music City
Monday 7 March 2022 7:30 PM
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
La Mama Musica's International Women's Day celebration
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YELLINGBO
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
How far would you go to help someone else?
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PLAY READING: WHERE THERE'S A WILL
Saturday 12 March 2022 2:00 PM
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
In an bleakly comic battle of wills three sisters fight it out after the death of their mother. But who is Medusa?
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FIRE IN THE HEAD
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
A story as big as Ned’s, the untold story of his sister, Kate Kelly, tragic and heroic, yet her story has become invisible to history.
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CABARETICA MARCH 2022
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
A dynamic line up of artists that celebrates Melbourne’s vibrant cabaret scene.
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THE IMAGINATION MACHINE
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
If imagination was a machine
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POETICA MARCH 2022
Tuesday 22 March 2022 7:30 PM
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
La Mama Poetica
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WAITING...
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
Don't expect a well crafted play.
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UNRAVEL_RECKONING
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
In this duet between vocalist/physicalist and percussionist, Medea meets Bjork, Tom Waits, Nina Simone and Menotti, playing at the outer limits, compelled to upheave it all.
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KELLY
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
Am I brave now? Am I a Kelly now...
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PLAY READING: LA SOCIETA ITALIANA
Saturday 2 April 2022 2:00 PM
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
La Societa Italiana is the true story of Rina Codognotto and her Italian family’s Melbourne city restaurant at the outbreak of WWII and how the very culture that saved them from crushing poverty and oppression only decades before, now segregate, arrest and intern them; a visceral, epic family saga that bursts through the confines of 20th Century Melbourne history and relinquishes it’s secrets to a new generation.
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IN BLOOD
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
On his birthday, a young man is been found covered in blood and is suspected of committing a violent crime; but he won’t say what he did.
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DEAR IDA
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
A performance about dance, touch and healing
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EMPATHY TRAINING
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
A group of high-profile people must undertake empathy training in order to resurrect their careers and restore their public image, but not everything goes to plan.
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MARK AND DECLAN SOLVE NOTHING AT LA MAMA
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday Street , Carlton Victoria 3053
Two men in winter coats stand against a black wall looking ambivalently at the viewer.
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SUBHUMANS
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
A delightful comedy about monsters, horror and death.
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TRASH WITH A PORPOISE
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053
A New, Hilarious Trash Puppets Adventure UNDER THE SEA!!
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MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
By Bertolt Brecht. Translation by Tony Kushner
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JANE EYRE
La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton Victoria 3053
Original text by Charlotte Bronte, adapted and directed by Christine Davey
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DIRT CLOUD
La Mama HQ
205 Faraday street , Carlton Victoria 3053
Mari Lourey