Brisbane Festival and QUT present

Since Ali Died

 

10 - 14 Sept | Theatre Republic - The Loft

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A Griffin Theatre Company production by Omar Musa (AUS)

"🟉🟉🟉🟉½ - Poet, rapper and novelist Omar Musa is a revelation on stage: inspiring and eloquent, with a buoyant comic presence and an emotional authenticity." THE AGE
"Omar Musa writes hard, beautiful poems about things that are true." KATE TEMPEST

Written and performed by Australia’s powerhouse spoken-word poet Omar Musa, this is riveting, politically-charged and deeply personal storytelling, inspired by the passing of Musa’s personal hero, Muhammad Ali.

Musa dives into a furious torrent of poetry and rap, story and song, confronting suburban violence, lost love, his Malaysian heritage, and the dark realities of growing up as a brown-skinned Muslim boy in Queanbeyan.

A live-wire, hypnotic and totally unmissable hour of theatre.

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This performance contains coarse language, adult themes and drug references. Suitable for audiences 18+ years.

Cast & Creatives

Writer and Performer Omar Musa

Director Anthea Williams

Stage Manager Daniel Sievert

Guest Performer Poppy Zanderigo

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Post-show Q&A Thu 12 Sept

Duration : 65 minutes

Theatre Republic - The Loft

The Loft (Building Z2), QUT Creative Industries
Musk Avenue
KELVIN GROVE
QLD 4059


$20 - $35

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PARKING
Paid parking in the 
Kelvin Grove Urban Village (weekends free); limited Pay & Display street parking on Musk Ave, Blamey St, Victoria Park Rd & Carraway St

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Take bus routes 345 and 390 along Kelvin Grove Rd, or buses to QUT Kelvin Grove or Normanby busway stations.

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