Janet's Vagrant Love

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  • 2021 Award Winner

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A story of love, heartbreak & raising blak men. Come on a journey and listen to Elaine present an original score of lyrically soulful acoustic songs and hear stories of talking to friends for hours on a house phone after school, to dealing with adult situations & empty gestures of love being forced upon her. Childhood gone and adult life is all that's left.

Elaine sings for her mother's sacred ground and asks the question: "will we ever see justice for our people, the original people of this land?"

"...Julia Zemiro posed these perennial chestnuts, 'Do the Arts Matter?' and 'Can the Arts Change Lives?' The resounding answer is yes, and Elaine Crombie’s cabaret performance of Janet’s Vagrant Love is the sort of show that does matter and can change lives." - Hifiway.live review by Bob Becker. 

Presented by:
Elaine Crombie

Elaine is an actor, director, First Nations Organiser & member for the Media Entertainment Arts Alliance, producer, singer, songwriter, standup comedian and writer and a staunch MEAA member.
Theatre shows include: Barbara and the Camp Dogs, Conversations with the Dead, Astroman, Blaque Showgirls, An Octoroon, Country Song, Fountains Beyond, The Sunshine Club, This Fella My Memory, I am Eora, Bloodland, Cherry Pickers
TV/Film credits include: Top of the Lake, How to Stay Married, Black Comedy, Redfern Now, Grace Beside Me, Thalu, Kiki & Kitty, Black Talk and Jackie Jackie.
Festivals include: Sydney Festival, Perth Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and many others nationally and internationally.

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