Home Country in the press

The Sydney Morning Herald – “From the rooftop you can see the mess of city life: other multi-level car parks, apartment blocks with satellite dishes, land dug up by developers… To the west, you can see the Blue Mountains. To the east, a thumbnail-size Sydney Harbour Bridge shimmers on the horizon.”

The Daily Telegraph – “A Blacktown carpark isn’t the first place you’d pick for a theatrical production, but this unassuming, multi-level, concrete structure provides the perfect springboard for a work celebrating the huge diversity of Western Sydney.”

Concrete Playground – 15 Next-Level Things You Have to See at Sydney Festival 2017

Daily ReviewMy Sydney Festival Top Five: Patricia Cornelius

2SER 107.3 – “What does being Australian mean to you? Brought to you by Urban Theatre Projects, Home Country attacks the confusing, convoluted and changing nature of our national identity.”

Broadsheet Sydney – Here are ten of the best events in the new arm of the festival

The Music – “An epic chronicle exploring different perspectives on place and identity.”

Director Rosie Dennis talks with Talking Arts – “We anticipate that Home Country will be a potent and affecting experience for audiences, drawing deeply on the personal to reveal the universal.”

The Age – “World premiere exploring multi-culturalism, old values and new, performed in a multi-storey car park in Blacktown.”

Director Rosie Dennis talks with The AU Review – “There are hundreds of thousands of different ways to look at our country, our home. But hopefully, within each work, there’s a universality in which we can see ourselves.”

Stage Whispers – “The story of urban Sydney told in three interweaving chapters.”

The Brag – “Home Country will… explore the meaning of “home” and our multifaceted national identity.”

News.com.au – “The Sydney Festival… continues its radial reach to the west of the city.”

MiNDFOOD – What Does it Mean to Call a Place “Home”?

Sydney Festival Director talks with Hills News – “This year, there’s a fantastic line-up of artists and events across western Sydney with performances from Australia and around the world.”

Liveguide – “Urban Theatre Projects gives audiences unforgettable experiences in unusual locations.”

Concrete Playground – Sydney Festival announces huge Western Sydney program for 2017

Arts Review – “Home Country is an epic story which shares perspectives on place and identity.”

Get Sydney – “Sydney Festival returns in 2017 with a fantastic line-up of artists and events across Parramatta and Western Sydney from Australia and around the world.”

Visit Blacktown – Sydney Festival showcasing in Blacktown

National Indigenous Times – Blacktown car park home to new level of theatre

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