A Song for the Mardoowarra Puppet Show
Shows in Broome Derby and Fitzroy

Posted by Ushan Boyd

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There is a new puppet show at the Broome Civic Centre called “Song for the Mardoowarra”. There are only two shows in Broome in this season so don’t miss out. They are a school matinee at 11 am and another show at 6.30pm on the 27th July.

A ceremony in 2014 exchanging river water from each river by elders of the Indigenous Nyikina people from the Fitzroy Valley in Western Australia and the elders of the French Ardennes was the impetus for this project to develop further understanding of the universal importance of both river health and the art of storytelling to connect with our natural environments. 

Read more at the ticketing website.

The Shire of Broome have been able to attract some funding to allow tickets to be sold at extremely low prices. (Adults $10, Children $5 at the time of publishing) 

The work will be performed by some outstanding Puppeteers who include :

Edwin Lee Mulligan
Damon Lockwood
Bao Khanh Ghislain Ngouansavanh
And new comer Roechelle Rivers

Gwen Knox is Writer, Director, Co-composer (with James Gentle and Mark Coles Smith) and Co-Puppet Maker (with Chris Hill, Sandy McKendrick and Georgia Deguera). 

If you are unable to attend the above shows, there will also be shows held in:
Pandanas Park, Broome on the 30th July
Derby school on the 1st August 11 am and 6pm,
Fitzroy Crossing school 3rd August

  Broome tickets available from the Broome Civic Centre Ticketing website 

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