Rovers – On Demand

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Rovers – On Demand

Venue Online
Dates 14 August - 29 August 2021
Category Riverside Theatres Digital - On Demand

Riverside Theatres Digital presents
Belloo Creative & Critical Stages Touring
By Katherine Lyall-Watson with Barbara Lowing and Roxanne McDonald
Directed by Caroline Dunphy

“This is theatre at its best.” – Australian Stage

Enjoy the play through our Riverside Theatres Digital platform from Saturday 14 August  to Sunday 29 August 2021. During this period of time you’ll be able to watch it as many times as you wish.

Rovers is a delightful and modern comedy-drama that has audiences laughing, crying and celebrating the imagination and heart of Australia’s trailblazing women. Woven from true stories and wild machinations, this is a fast-paced & poetic night at the theatre
that everyone will love.

If you’ve ever faced a seemingly insurmountable obstacle, had to keep a family secret or said yes to a crazy dare in a bar, then this funny, heart-warming and crackling ode to Australia, and the daring women she breeds, will be just your cup of tea.

Intrepid performers Roxanne McDonald and Barbara Lowing get behind the wheel and navigate audiences into risky terrain, journeying through the heart-lines of their lives and into the hilarious, fun-loving misadventures of the women who made them who
they are today.

Join us for an entertaining and heartfelt adventure with two of Australia’s finest actors.

Rovers was filmed live in Queensland at Redland Performing Arts Centre in July 2021.

This production contains adult content and is suitable for audiences 14+

Book tickets on this page for the on-demand offering on Youtube. If you’re looking for the Online Watch Party offering click here.

How You Can Access
The play will be accessible on-demand into your home. The link will be available from Saturday 14 August at 10am – Sunday 29 August 2021 at 10pm only, on YouTube. This play is a streamed experience, and will not be available to view online after the event.

You are welcome to share and watch the performance as a group or couple. But if you are going to share the online version with your family or a group in your household, please consider that when purchasing your household ticket.

There is no transaction fee for this performance.

Need Help?
If you’re having issues connecting to our stream, click here to download our Streaming FAQ’s to help you.

Rovers was developed with the support of NORPA and premiered at NORPA on 17 August 2018.

“I remain gobsmacked, with lingering scenes, words and music still rattling around my brain. I want to witness it all over again!” – Australian Stage

“under Caroline Dunphy’s direction, the hour-long share of outback tales of trailblazing women flies by as audience imaginations are invigorated and inspired” – Blue Curtains Brisbane

“sincere and completely charming” – XS Entertainment

“Barbara Lowing and Roxanne McDonald are resplendent in Rovers” – Stage Whispers

Writer – Katherine Lyall-Watson
Director – Caroline Dunphy
Starring – Roxanne McDonald and Barbara Lowing
Composer & Sound Designer – Dane Alexander
Lighting Designer – Christine Felmingham
Set Designer – Jonathan Shankey & Caroline Dunphy
Costume Design – Oscar Hannah Clark
Cultural Consultant – Nadine McDonald-Dowd
Dramaturg – Kathryn Kelly
Producer – Danielle Shankey
Sound Design Intern – Isabella Hall
Technical Manager & Projection Designer – Jeremy Gordon
Production Manager – Peter Cossar
Community Engagement – Emily Coleman


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Ticket Prices

Riverside Members: Individual $12.50
Non-Members: Individual $15
Household Group $18