Thrive: Queer voices, out loud

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Image by Ally Riches/Deb Ferris

An original work of verbatim theatre

Based on the stories of LGBTQIA+ Victorians, young and old.

Thrive is the story of the trailblazers and future-makers.

Real life, larger than life and in their own words.

In Thrive, the rebel theatre-smiths of Black Apple Theatre set out to make some noise in the silence surrounding queer experience; harvesting the true stories from the mouths of those who made history and those who continue to shape it, and transplanting them into a lush theatrical landscape where music and narrative intertwine.

This is the story of planting the seed. This is the story of watching it grow. This is the story of how to thrive.

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Wheelchair Access
Vision Rating less than 50%

Dates & Times

WHEN 24-28 Jan | Tue-Sat 7:30pm
INFO Post show Q&A: all dates


FULL $30.00
CONC $20.00
COMPANION FREE - please email [email protected] to arrange


Bluestone Church Arts Space

8A Hyde St, Footscray

Get directions


Any western line to Footscray


82 to stop 64

Event notes


New Work, Melbourne Premiere


Thrive is a work that belongs LGBTQIA+ community. There’s brilliance and there’s deep shadow in the stories it contains. Thrive contains references to thoughts of suicide, and experiences of homophobia and transphobia.

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