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  • The Tragedy of King Richard
    the Second: Performance On Screen

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    28 Apr - 04 May 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    Simon Russell Beale (NT Live: Timon of Athens and King Lear) stars as Richard II in this visceral new production about the limits of power.
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  • Sold Out

    Richard Glover:
    The Land Before Avocado

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Commentator and ABC Radio host Richard Glover talks about The Land Before Avocado, his hugely entertaining, anti-nostalgic take on Australia in the 60s and 70s.
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  • Sold Out

    Australian Poetry Slam

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Sydney’s best young wordsmiths battle to become Australian Poetry Slam Youth – Sydney Champion. No props or music – just young writers sharing their truth. Performers must be 12 to 18 years old.
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  • DY(STOP)IA: Youth Slam

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Set in a dystopian future, this spoken word theatre show sees four young Western Sydney poets embark on a multifaceted journey to detangle reality from fallacy. With Ali Al Haj, Aishah Ali, Pola Fanous and Rameen Hayat.
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  • On History’s Page

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Youth Curator Sina Aghamofid speaks three acclaimed authors who have brilliantly given voice to the struggles and successes of characters from backgrounds that are usually pushed to the margins. Featuring Meet Me at the Intersection editors Rebecca Lim and Ambelin Kwaymullina and contributor Rafeif Ismail.
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  • The Great Deceit: On Love, Lies
    and Problematic Faves

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Dhonielle Clayton, Mackenzi Lee and Jenna Guillaume recount the lies (and hard truths) about love and relationships that YA fiction taught them and how it has influenced the way they write romance now, with Sarah Ayoub.
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  • The Reader’s Roundtable

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Youth Curator Hope Lee discusses the state of the YA community with with some of the most active members of the Australian YA community including Alison Elzayed and Rebecca Tinoco from the YA Chronicles, blogger Sofia Casanova and booktuber Cat Feeney.
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  • TeenCon 2019

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    Hosted by Will Kostakis and Gabrielle Tozer, TeenCon 2019 offers the inside scoop on the most exciting YA releases direct from publishers, along with book giveaways, impromptu competitions and audience participation.
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  • Rewriting the Body

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    Dhonielle Clayton, Jax Jacki Brown and Jenna Guillaume speak with Jordi Kerr about the enduring myth of the perfect body, how they’ve written inclusive stories for young adults, and the #OwnVoices movement.
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  • To All the Fandoms I’ve Loved Before

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    Authors share heartfelt and humorous love letters to fandoms they have been a part of. Host Maria Lewis is joined by Dhonielle Clayton, Mackenzi Lee, Jenna Guillaume, Alison Evans, Michael Earp and Ambelin Kwaymullina.
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  • Climate of Fear

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    Speculative fiction authors Claire G. Coleman, Neal Shusterman and Lili Wilkinson join SWF Youth Curator Rameen Hayat to talk about writing dystopias when real environmental catastrophe looms.
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  • Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    Join some of Australia’s most exciting LGBTIQA+ authors for the exclusive launch of Kindred, a groundbreaking collection of 12 short stories for young adults.
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  • Jordy Rosenberg: Confessions of the Fox

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    04 May 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    Peter Polites meets debut novelist Jordy Rosenberg to discuss Confessions of the Fox, described by The New York Times as a “joyous mash-up of literary genres shot through with queer theory and awash in sex, crime and revolution”.
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  • Blaze: Working Women,
    Public Leaders

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    10 Apr - 18 May 2019
    Foyer
    Explores the stories and achievements of women who have served lead roles in the NSW public sphere from the 1860s to the present in this insightful exhibition.
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