That Daring Australian Girl

Theatre / Performance
SA
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Returning to Adelaide after successful seasons in London and Edinburgh Fringe, 'That Daring Australian Girl' tells the remarkable true story of Muriel Matters: a South-Australian actress & elocutionist who became a leading public figure of the UK's suffragette movement.

Written & Performed by Joanne Hartstone, Designed by Tom Kitney, Directed by Nicholas Collett.

Winner: Best Theatre Weekly Award Adelaide Fringe 2018

★★★★★ "Heroic", Winner: Best Solo Performance (Female), Sunday Mail

★★★★★ "Magnificent", FringeGuru

★★★★★ "Powerful", Southside Advertiser

★★★★★ "In the deft hands of one of Adelaide's most prodigious stage talents , writer-performer Joanne Hartstone, another is brought back to vivid and vivacious life: the story of actress turned suffragette Muriel Matters." Advertiser

Reviews

“Hartstone has brought Muriel Matters to life. It’s a huge and exhilarating performance,”
Samela Harris, The Barefoot Review

“It is a bigger-than-life biography, of undaunted accomplishments, exuberantly and entertainingly celebrated.”
Murray Bramwell, Daily Review

“A rambunctious joy, flawlessly and humorously delivered, and a genuine insight into one of South Australia’s under-sung heroines.”
Patrick McDonald, The Advertiser

Presented by:
Hartstone-Kitney Productions

HARTSTONE-KITNEY PRODUCTIONS - formed in 2017 - is the collaborative work of two prolific international theatre-practitioners:
JOANNE HARTSTONE is a multi-award winning South Australian actress, singer, writer, director, theatre producer, artistic director and teacher. She is the Artistic Director of the Noel Lothian Hall in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens and has won multiple awards for her shows including Adelaide Fringe Best Theatre Awards, the Peace Foundation Award, Adelaide Critics Circle Awards and the Sunday Mail Best New Venue, Best Collective and Best Return Season Awards.
TOM KITNEY is a Production and Lighting Designer from the UK. He has designed shows in venues ranging from Buxton Opera House, to The Arts Theatre in the West End, and immersive shows in non-theatrical spaces.

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Venue

The Pocket at Stirling Fringe

Stirling Lawns / Piccaillyangga (Coventry Library Lawns), 63 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling, SA, 5152

Noel Lothian Hall at Noel Lothian Hall - Adelaide Botanic Garden

Enter via Hackney Rd / Plane Tree Drive, (first left turn into car park - in front of International Rose Garden), Adelaide, SA, 5000

Venue

The Pocket at Stirling Fringe

Stirling Lawns / Piccaillyangga (Coventry Library Lawns), 63 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling, SA, 5152

Noel Lothian Hall at Noel Lothian Hall - Adelaide Botanic Garden

Enter via Hackney Rd / Plane Tree Drive, (first left turn into car park - in front of International Rose Garden), Adelaide, SA, 5000

Content Warnings

Age Suitability: PG

Depicts Violence: Occasional, Mild

Other Warnings:

Loud noises, Smoke Effects, Loud noises, Smoke Effects