Yirra Yaakin Vignette Series

Written by Cezera Critti-Schnaars, Bruce Denny, Andrea Fernandez, Barbara Hostalek, Zac James, Declan Taylor & Merlin Wolf

Date: 21 – 30 June 2022 | Venue: Studio, Subiaco Arts Centre

Where: Studio, Subiaco Arts Centre | 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco (Wandarguttagurrup) WA 6008
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When: 21 – 30 June 2022

Time: 7pm | Wed 22 Jun 2pm & 7pm | Sat 25 Jun 2pm & 7pm

Post Show Q&A: Tue 28 Jun 7pm | Stay in your seats after the performance to hear from creators and artists in a Q&A session.



AUSLAN interpreted performance: Tue 28 Jun 7pm

Pricing: $25 + booking fee

Duration: 90 minutes (TBC)

Note: Contains coarse language


Playwrights: Cezera Critti-Schnaars, Bruce Denny, Andrea Fernandez, Barbara Hostalek, Zac James, Declan Taylor & Merlin Wolf

Ensemble: Cezera Critti-Schnaars, Bruce Denny, Adam Edwards, Marlanie Haerewa, Bobbi Henry & Wimiya Woodley

Dramaturg: Eva Grace Mullaley

Producer: Iya Ware

Lighting Designer: Karen Cook

Sound Designer: Ella Portwine

Stage Manager: Georgia Sealey

Assistant Stage Manager: Jennifer Poh


Written by selected Yirra Yaakin Writers’ Group emerging First Nations playwrights

Championing the next generation of First Nations theatre makers by presenting the Yirra Yaakin Vignette Series.

Journey with the characters in 8 short plays as they find the courage to confess their love, go where they aren’t welcome, become who they want to be and fight for justice in an unjust world.

The Yirra Yaakin Vignette Series is a collection of some of the best short scripts written and developed as part of the Yirra Yaakin Metro Writers’ Group 2020 and 2021. Originally delivered as readings at Yirra Yaarnz and now compiled and put into production for your enjoyment. Acted and directed by some of Perth’s most exciting, up and coming First Nations artists that hold the future of theatre in their hands!

This is a show you don’t want to miss!

The vignettes:

  • Salted Pretzels by Cezera Critti-Schnaars
  • Skipping Steps by Cezera Critti-Schnaars
  • Operation Boomerang by Bruce Denny
  • What a Night by Andrea Fernandez
  • Prickly by Barbara Hostalek
  • Marlu Man by Zac James
  • Warrior by Declan Taylor
  • Crocodile by Merlin Wolf

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