La Mama

VCE: Hearth

A coming-of-age birthday party. The threat of an approaching bushfire. A deeply held family secret.

Performances & Gigs

Event Details


Performances & Gigs

Event Starts

May 18, 2022

Event Ends

May 29, 2022


La Mama Courthouse


349 Drummond Street, Carlton VIC, Australia

It’s the 7th of February 2009 – forever known in Australia’s history as ‘Black Saturday.’ It’s also Tom Robinson’s 18th Birthday. But tensions start to rise between Tom and his older brother Matthew, along with the temperature outside, and before the ice-cream cake has time to melt a deeply held family secret is revealed.

Featuring a stellar ensemble cast this compelling new drama is guaranteed to not only be a thought-provoking night at the theatre, but also an extremely enjoyable one.

Recommended for ages 16+, contains some coarse language, references to violence, sexual references and references to bushfires.

Performers – Geoff Paine, Sonya Suares, Kurt Pimblett, Carole Patullo, Martin Blum & Eleanor Webster

Writer:  Fleur Murphy
Director:  Tom Royce-Hampton
Producer:  Fiona Stafford
Set & Costume Design: Chantal Marks
​Lighting Design: Clare Springett
Sound: Max Royce-Hampton and Tom Royce-Hampton

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