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Big Heart single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Big Heart
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'Punctuated by moments of catharsis and joy, Big Heart is the story of a woman who adopts a child from each of the continents. She believes she offers the children a better life, free from poverty, war, or neglect.' (Synopsis)

Production Details

  • Presented by Dee & Cornelius and Theatre Works at Theatre Works, St Kilda, 6 -24 September 2017.

    Director: Susie Dee.

    Set and Costume Designer: Marg Horwell.

    Lighting Designer: Rachel Burke.

    Sound Design and Composer: Darius Kedros.

    Assistant Director: Lyall Brooks.

    Production / Stage Manager: Claire Shepherd.

    Producer: Laura Milke-Garner.

    Cast: Andrea Swift, Daniela Farinacci, Kasia Kaczmarek, Vuyo Loko, Elmira Jurik, and Sermsah Saad (Suri).

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Works about this Work

Australia’s 'Big Heart'? Hypocrisy Exposed in Tale of Multicultural Adoption Sandra D'Urso , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 12 September 2017;

'Playwright Patricia Cornelius is known for populating the stage with complex, working-class, characters and artfully bringing to life an often-maligned Australian vernacular. She is also one of Australia’s foremost feminist playwrights, turning her critical gaze to the intersecting problems of racism, xenophobia, class, and sexism.' (Introduction)

Australia’s 'Big Heart'? Hypocrisy Exposed in Tale of Multicultural Adoption Sandra D'Urso , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 12 September 2017;

'Playwright Patricia Cornelius is known for populating the stage with complex, working-class, characters and artfully bringing to life an often-maligned Australian vernacular. She is also one of Australia’s foremost feminist playwrights, turning her critical gaze to the intersecting problems of racism, xenophobia, class, and sexism.' (Introduction)

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