World Premiere

That Daring Australian Girl

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"I was born a suffragette. I saw that the world treated women unfairly, and rebelled. The Women of England demand the Vote!" The amazing true story of Muriel Matters; the Adelaide-born Actress who became one of the leading figures of the UK's Suffragette movement and was the "Foremost Woman Orator in Britain". A solo-play with music written & performed by Joanne Hartstone ('The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign': WINNER 2017 Adelaide Fringe Made In Adelaide & Holden Street Theatre Awards ★★★★★ "Joanne Hartstone is an all-round entertainer, oozing comedic, dramatic and musical talent. A true Super Star is Born." - Edinburgh Guide ★★★★★ "The audience were utterly captivated by Hartstone's in depth character study and riveting performance. A real highlight of the Fringe." - Theatre Weekly)

Presented by:
Joanne Hartstone and The Holden Street Theatres' Adelaide Fringe Award

From Adelaide, South Australia, Joanne Hartstone is an internationally successful theatre practitioner with experience as a director, performer, and producer. She has brought many international companies to Adelaide to showcase their productions, and has proudly promoted the quality of local theatre and artists from South Australia in platforms such as Edinburgh, New York, and Los Angeles.
In 2017, Joanne was the recipient of the inaugural Made In Adelaide Award in the Adelaide Fringe, as well as the Holden Street Theatres Award for her show 'The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign'. This will be Joanne's 12th consecutive Adelaide Fringe. She is presenting 9 productions at 5 different venues and is also the Artistic Director of the Noel Lothian Hall in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.

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Stirling Fringe

A ‘Pocket-Sized' Fringe Explosion In The Adelaide Hills Adelaide Hills locals Bamboozled Productions are delighted to share their 2nd Stirling Fringe program with you. This pop-up Fringe hub running for ten glorious days and nights in the heart of Stirling brings together some of the best acts of the Adelaide Fringe, alongside wonderful local produce from Friday 2 March to Monday 12 March. Our beautiful 110 seat circus tent “The Pocket” will pop-up in the Stirling Lawns outside Coventry Library, with a festival bar and local restaurateurs in our fully licensed site, along with a brand new venue for 2018 inside the Conventry Library itself. Stirling Fringe is a perfect way to enjoy long summer days with fabulous entertainment free from the hustle of the city. With early kids show on the weekends, mid-week matinees for the theatre-loving Hills locals, and late night cabaret and comedy shows, there really is something for everyone in Stirling.

Stirling Lawns, Coventry Library, 63 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling, SA, 5152

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Holden Street Theatres

Holden Street is a boutique theatre just moments from the city with the reputation as the Home of Theatre. With free parking, food trucks, fine wines and incredible programming Holden Street is a favorite for many patrons and artists. We strive for cultural and artistic significance on a local, national and international scale and we are passionate about building exchange programs between Holden Street and international companies. Holden Street Theatres has local, national and international recognition as the home of theatre during Fringe. We support new collaborations, takes risks, produces internationally viable work and supports companies to develop high calibre productions.

34 Holden St , Hindmarsh, SA, 5007

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154 Rundle Mall, Adelaide


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18 - 34 Wyatt Street

UPark Pirie/Flinders

191 - 207 Pirie Street

UPark Frome

22-30 Frome Street

UPark Rundle Street

163-185 Rundle St

UPark Gawler Place

9–17 Gawler Place

UPark Topham Mall

52 - 54 Waymouth Street

UPark Light Square

22–140 Currie Street

UPark Grote Street

82 Grote Street

UPark Central Market

21-59 Grote Street

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87 King William Rd, Unley SA 5061

The Pocket at Stirling Fringe

Stirling Lawns, Coventry Library, 63 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling, SA, 5152


The Pocket at Stirling Fringe

Stirling Lawns, Coventry Library, 63 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling, SA, 5152

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Age Suitability: PG


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