We're here for the show: 60 years of Adelaide Festival

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While attending Adelaide Festival, Jared Thomas saw something that made him question years of racism and set him on the path to becoming a writer.

In March 1992, I stood in a queue with my fellow Year 12 students to see Funerals and Circuses by Arrernte playwright Roger Bennett at Theatre 62. We were on an excursion from Port Augusta. I had just turned sixteen. I had no idea what the play was going to be about.

Jared Thomas

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