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Black Cockatoo (HOTA) [Surfers Paradise]




Black Cockatoo (HOTA) [Surfers Paradise]

Ticketing Information

AUSLAN-INTERPRETED SHOW


Date/Time:

Tuesday April 12, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Location:

HOTA
135 Bundall Rd
Gold Coast, Queensland 4217
Australia

Tickets:

Auslan Tickets - see notes below for booking info

Interpreter:

Stephen Waddell & Mel Busch

Language/ Cultural Consultant:

Website:

https://hota.com.au/whats-on/live/black-cockatoo



About the Show

Get a discount on your tickets!

Use this link and type in code word “COCKATOO”, then select a seat on the right side of the seated area.  https://hota.com.au/whats-on/live/black-cockatoo

Or, you can call (via NRS) and mention code word too “COCKATOO” and you will get a discount as well.  Please contact the Box Office on ph: 5588 4000 (voice or vis NRS) 

 

Over 150 years ago, 13 brave Aboriginal men in Western Victoria picked up their cricket bats and embarked on a treacherous voyage to England and into the unknown – all in the name of sport. Risking illness and persecution, Australia’s first international cricket team – including Australia’s first Indigenous sporting hero, Johnny Mullagh – amazed the English crowds with astonishing talent, personality and grit. They should have returned to Australia as celebrated heroes. Instead they came back to find the world they once knew was no longer there.

This is not just a story about cricket – this is story of strength, resistance, hope and possibility. When a group of young present-day activists sneak into the Wimmera Discovery Centre to expose the truth of what happened to Johnny and his team mates, a hidden legend of triumph and tragedy unfolds. Funny and incredibly moving, BLACK COCKATOO is a new artistic collaboration between iconic Australian writer Geoffrey Atherden (MOTHER AND SON, BABAKIUERIA) and former Sydney Festival Artistic Director Wesley Enoch (BLACK DIGGERS).