Tue 20 Nov 2001 – Sat 1 Dec 2001

20 November-01 December 2001
Fifth Amendment presents the Ilbijerri Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Theatre Co-operative and Playbox Theatre production of
by Jane Harrison
Wesley Enoch
Richard Roberts
Lighting  Designer
Matt Scott
Sound  by
David Chestworth
‘Stolen is extraordinary, as moving as any show in London… an evening that will move you and make you boil with rage… proves that good theatre is the best way of recording social injustice.’ THE GUARDIAN
‘Puts on stage for the first time stories reflecting the experiences of Aboriginal children brutalised by Australia’s policy of enforced adoption which ran from 1910 to the mid 1970’s’ INDEPENDENT
‘Written to cut to the quick…no one could fail to be moved’ OBSERVER
“What do you do when you meet your mother for the first time in 26 years? Shake her hand? Give her a hug? Will she feel like my mother? I don’t even know what having a mother feels like.”

 If there is one feeling you will take away from this play, it is an understanding of the generations of indigenous Australians who were forcibly taken from the arms of their families.