Australian Premiere

The Archive of Educated Hearts

Theatre / Installation
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"For as long as I can remember I have harboured an inarticulate heart..."

Scrawled diary entries & dog-eared photo albums unfold to reveal a delicate glimpse into the fragments of absolute joy and incomprehensible heartbreak that make up a lifetime. You're invited to step inside this unique immersive storytelling installation to discover honest & personal accounts of kindness, courage, friendship and family.

An award-winning production crafted from true stories of families facing breast cancer, written & performed by Casey Jay Andrews, winner of the Scotsman Fringe First Award 2018.

"A show of quiet fragile magic" The List.

"Her writing is so thoughtful and weaves a golden thread around and through this difficult subject" The Scotsman.

"A narrative masterpiece" Fringe Biscuit


“This performance is one you – in fact anyone - should not miss.”
Sarah List, Eventalaide

“This intimate show was authentically raw, deeply moving, painfully personal and profoundly inspirational”
Andrew Drake, All Over Adelaide

“This is a moving gentle show with a lot of heart of its own”
Fran Edwards, Glam Adelaide

Presented by:
Lion House Theatre, Joanne Hartstone and Holden Street Theatres

Casey Jay Andrews is an award winning writer, designer and theatre-maker based in the UK.

Casey’s previous work has been nominated for The Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Fund, The Infallible Awards, The MTN Awards, The NSDF Award, The Sit-Up Awards, The Underbelly IdeasTap Award and The DramaUK Scottish Daily Mail Award.

Casey began writing, directing and designing as one of the Artistic Directors behind HookHitch Theatre, from there she has worked with many collaborators including Joanne Hartstone, Patch of Blue Theatre, The Flanagan Collective, Migration Matters Festival, The Guild of Misrule and more.

Casey is currently producing new work as Artistic Director of Lion House Theatre.

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The Manse at Holden Street Theatres

34 Holden St, Hindmarsh, SA, 5007


The Manse at Holden Street Theatres

34 Holden St, Hindmarsh, SA, 5007

Content Warnings

Age Suitability: PG