Information

  • Chapter Three / Ritual // Extinction
  • Event Type / Theatre
  • When / 15 Sep - 4 Oct
  • Where / Beckett Theatre
  • Warning / Contains coarse language
  • Duration / 50 minutes
  • Tickets / $30 — $60

They Saw a Thylacine

// fight to survive.

Information

  • Chapter Three / Ritual // Extinction
  • Event Type / Theatre
  • When / 15 Sep - 4 Oct
  • Where / Beckett Theatre
  • Warning / Contains coarse language
  • Duration / 50 minutes
  • Tickets / $30 — $60

They Saw a Thylacine / on the brink of extinction. Out of the darkness, Sarah Hamilton and Justine Campbell conjure the ghost of one of Australia’s lost beauties, the thylacine. With all the suspense of a campfire story, these feisty, funny women weave a lyrical tale of adversity and extinction.

For this thylacine tracker and this zoo keeper’s daughter, it’s a quest not just to protect a threatened creature, but themselves. Rebellious and gutsy, these women face life and / fight to survive.

★★★★★
a jewel like work ... extraordinary

– ArtsHub // Read more

★★★★
a captivating story

– The Age // Read more

This is a beautiful, detailed and spacious new production.

– The Australian
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By / HUMAN ANIMAL EXCHANGE
Created & Performed by / Justine Campbell & Sarah Hamilton
Artistic Collaborator / Matthew Lutton

Set & Lighting Design / Matthew Adey – House of Vnholy
Sound Design / Jethro Woodward
Costume Design / Chloe Greaves
Stage Manager / Lisa Osborn

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES

Previews
Tuesday 15 September, 6.30pm

Opening night
Wednesdy 16 September, 7.30pm

Time to Talk
Tuesday 22 September, 6.30pm

Auslan Interpreted performance
Saturday 3 October, 7.30pm

PROGRAM

Read the They Saw a Thylacine program

SINGLE TICKET PRICES

In Season
Standard / $60
Concession & Senior / $50
Under 30s & Student / $30

Preview
Standard / $50
Concession & Senior / $40
Under 30s & Student / $30

Single ticket prices are subject to change – book early for the best rate.

On the blog

Victoria University interviews Justine Campbell and Sarah Hamilton

Our friends at Victoria University interview They Saw a Thylacine's Justine Campbell and Sarah Hamilton.

Production partners and supporters

A co-production with Performing Lines & HUMAN ANIMAL EXCHANGE.


Key Image Photography /
Andrew Gough
Image Treatment / The Sisters Hayes

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