The Graceful Giraffe Cannot Become a Monkey
The Open Stage
757 Swanston Street
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VCA Directing for Performance Season
A compelling adaptation of Ugandan writer Okot p’Bitek’s (1931–1982) epic poems Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol, two of the most important literary texts to come out of sub-Saharan Africa.
Directed by Steven RE Pereira.
Image credit: photographer Robert Jackson. In the photo from left: Caroline Muchineripi and Sami Obama
This performance is part of the 2017 VCA Master of Directing for Performance season, showcasing brand new works by Australia's next generation of artistic change-makers. The season of shows spans everything from new Australian musical theatre and explorations into devising new works, to fresh visions of classic texts from Europe, China and sub-Saharan Africa.
Performance times: *Friday 13 October, 6.30pm *Saturday 14 October, 6.30pm *Sunday 15 October, 3.30pm