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Riverside Theatres Events - May 2021

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This May, the Riverside Theatres Parramatta will be showcasing a wide range of theatre events, including theatre productions, shows, stand-up comedy, cinema screenings and more.

1. Rosemary's Way
When: Friday, 14-16 May 2021
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: Members: Adults: $12pp, Concession: $9pp, 30s & Under: $9pp & Non-Members: Adults: $15pp, Concession: $12pp & 30 and under: $12pp
Details: This cinema screening celebrates the remarkable journey of Rosemary Kariuki and the group of vulnerable migrant women from suburbia Sydney who Rosemary helps transform from isolation to connection. There will be a Q&A with Rosemary Kariuki and film Director Ros Horin after the screening on Friday, 14 May.

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2. Botticelli, Florence & The Medici
When: Saturday, 15-23 May 2021
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: Members: Adults: $17pp, Concession: $14pp & 30s and under: $14pp & Non-Members: Adults: $20pp, Concession: $17pp & 30s and under: $16pp
Details: This cinema screening will showcase beauty, creativity, and genius: the Renaissance of Florence of Lorenzo de' Medici was a powerhouse of art and culture.

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3. Narcifixon- Anton
When: Saturday, 15 May 2021: 8pm-9pm
Where: Online
Cost: Pay what you choose starting at $15
Details: This digital screening is led by powerful performers Anton and Brianna Kell and is a dark and humorous work about narcissism through contemporary dance duets. It explores physical characters who are in a constant state of exhibiting and observing themselves.

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Image Courtesy from Riverside Theatres Facebook


4. Supanova
When: Saturday, 15 & 16 May 2021
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: Members: $12pp, Concession: $9pp, 30s and under: $9pp & Non-Members: Adults: $15pp, Concession: $12pp & 30s and under: $12pp
Details: The screening features stunning cinematography. Supanova is an intimate drama about love and mortality written and directed by award-winning actor turned filmmaker Harry Macqueen. It is a heart-rending modern love story about a couple struggling with a diagnosis of early-onset dementia.

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5. Sydney Comedy Club
When: Saturday, 15 May 2021: From 8:30pm
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: See website.
Details: Every month, three comedians walk into the theatre and set the room on fire with belly laughs. The May line-up will include Christina Van Look, Harry Jun and Al De Bene (USA).

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Image Courtesy from Riverside Theatres Facebook


6. Qrown
When: Monday, 17 May 2021: From 6pm
Where: Courtyard
Cost: $10pp
Details: Qrown is a celebration of life, art and community. Commemorating the International Day Against Homophobia, Bi-phobia, Intersexism and Transphobia, Qrown showcases the resilience, humour and joy of Western Sydney's culturally rich and diverse LGBTQIA community.

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7. Me & You with Angie Who
When: Monday, 17 May 2021
Where: Lennox Theatre
Cost: Members: $13pp & Non-Members: $16pp
Details: "You don't hear Angie's music with your ears; you hear it with your heart". On a mission to keep grownups and little people singing together, Angie Who winds her way through songs of old and new, on a journey to find a tune or two you can take all the way home.

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Image Courtesy from Riverside Theatres Facebook


8. The Tempest
When: Saturday, 22 May 2021
Where: Riverside Theatre
Cost: All tickets: $28pp
Details: The Tempest by William Shakespeare is one of Shakespeare's genuinely original and most personal plays, The Tempest is a symbolic vision of forgiveness, discovery and self-discovery-famous for its language, context and captivating characters and breathtaking theatricals.

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9. Six Minutes to Midnight
When: Friday, 21 & 23 May 2021
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: Members: Adults: $12pp, Concession: $9pp, 30s and under: $9pp & Non-Members: Adults: $15pp, Concession: $12pp, & 30s and under: $12pp
Details: This cinema screening is based on the summer of 1939, a school teacher Thomas Miller takes a last-minute role teaching English at the Augusta-Victoria College, Bexhill-on-Sea, a finishing school on the coast of England. Despite the political storm clouds forming across Europe, daughters of influential families in Nazi Germany learn deportment, Shakespeare and how to be faithful members of Hitler's League of German girls.

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10. Grace Under Pressure
When: Friday, 21 & 22 May 2021: 21st: From 8pm & 22nd: From 2:30pm
Where: Lennox Theatre
Cost: Members Adults: $44pp, Concession: $41pp, 30 and Under: $35pp and Non-Members Adults: $49pp, Concession: $45pp & 30 and Under: $39pp
Details: In collaboration with the Sydney Arts & Health Collective, this production is based on hours of in-depth interviews with doctors and nurses about their experiences of training and working in hospitals. Grace Under Pressure is a surprising, intimate, and profoundly moving theatre experience.

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Image Courtesy from Riverside Theatres Facebook


11. Sunflowers
When: Saturday, 22 & 29 May 2021: From 1:30pm
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: Members Adults: $17pp, Concession: $14pp, 30 and under: $14pp & Non-Members Adults: $20pp, Concession: $17pp & 30 and under: $16pp
Details: This cinema screening is an exclusive Exhibition on Screen; Vincent van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' are among his most famous works and are some of the most iconic paintings in the world. The screening showcases what Van Gogh was trying to say with his works and how they differ from version to version, and what secrets did scientists discover when they analysed the work in detail.

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12. Land
When: Saturday, 22 & 28 May 2021
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: Members Adults: $12pp, Concession: $9pp, 30 and under: $30pp & Non-Members Adults: $15pp, Concession: $12pp & 30 and under: $12pp
Details: This cinema screening is a poignant story of one woman's search for meaning in the vast and harsh American wilderness. In the aftermath of an unfathomable event, Edee finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and, in the face of that uncertainty, and retreats to the unforgiving wilds of the Rockies.

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13. Zombie Thoughts
When: Thursday, 27 May 2021-5 June 2021
Where: Lennox Theatre
Cost: Members Adults: $35pp, Concession: $32pp, 30 and under: $28pp & Non-Members Adults: $39pp, Concession: $35pp & 30 and under: $31pp
Details: This family-friendly Australian premiere by Jennifer A. Kokai and Oliver Kokai-Means is based on the story of two best friends Sam and Pig, avatars in an epic fantasy video game where all of Sam's deepest and darkest fears comes to life. It is a touching and hilarious journey in, around and through anxiety.

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14. The United States vs Billie Holiday
When: Saturday, 29 & 30 May 2021
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: Members Adults: $12pp, Concession: $9pp, 30 and under: $9pp & Non-Members Adults: $15pp, Concession: $12pp & 30 and under: $12pp
Details: This cinema screening follows Holiday during her career as the Federal Department of Narcotics targets her with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with who she had a tumultuous affair.

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15. The Godmother
When: Sunday, 30 May 2021 & 5 June 2021
Where: Raffertys Theatre
Cost: Members Adults: $12pp, Concession: $9pp, 30 and under: $9pp & Non-Members Adults: $15pp, Concession: $12pp & 30 and under: $12pp
Details: This cinema screening event is based on the novel by Hannelore Cayre; the story centres around Patience Portefeux, an underpaid, overworked French-Arabic translator in charge of phone surveillance for a narcotics police unit. When she realises she knows the mother of one of the drug dealers, Patience decides to cover for him and gets herself more and more deeply involved in the world of drug trafficking.

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When: 14-31 May 2021
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