Sunshine Super Girl
You don’t need to leave New South Wales to see superstar tennis action this summer.
Two years ago, Sydney Festival and Belvoir St Theatre transformed Sydney Town Hall into a Sri Lankan homestead for Counting and Cracking. This year, the festival is building a tennis court in the heritage building to tell the life story of Australia's former world number one, Evonne Goolagong. You'll sit courtside as Katie Beckett (Which Way Home) takes on the role of the tennis legend — the first Indigenous woman to win a Grand Slam, and 14 of them in total. Written by Andrea James, Sunshine Super Girl is a celebration of Goolagong's rise from country town beginnings to a household name. It promises humour, humility and a stellar ensemble cast, including Luke Carroll (Black Comedy), Jax Compton (Muggera Dance Group), Katina Olsen (Sydney Dance Company) and Kyle Shilling (Bangarra Dance Theatre).
Images: Jamie James
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Saturday, October 16 - Saturday, October 16