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A2K Media presents

The Wheelhouse

IN PERSON
A2K Media presents

The Wheelhouse

Anarchy, conspiracy, drugs, racism, ableism, disability sex whores, Anti-Vax Karens, cover-up culture, is Peter Dutton an actual potato? Whatever the topic, it’s in our wheelhouse. 
The Wheelhouse: It’s current affairs in high-speed chairs.

Created and produced by stroke survivor Ade Djajamihardja for Australia’s disability-led production company, A2K Media, The Wheelhouse represents A2K Media’s primary mission to bring an authentic representation of disability and diversity to their stories, be they through screen, stage or the written form, which in this case is all three!

Joining Ade Djajamihardja are our cheeky and charming panel of disabled and marginalised maverick presenters Jamie Aditya Graham winner of the 2019 Best Supporting Male Actor at the Asian Academy Creative Awards for his role on GRISSE, an HBO ASIA TV Series, Sarah Barton, activist and award-winning documentary filmmaker, exciting emerging artist Belinda Aitken, and award winning funny gal Madeleine Stewart plus special guests who bring a rich and varied diversity of voices and opinions and with their collective energy and attitudes prove that they don’t just talk the talk, but they also “roll the walk”!

Directed through the keen eye of comedy writer/director - Jason Marion (Spicks and Specks, Hamish and Andy, Rove LiveMICF Award Winner for Best Show (2001))

This is one talk show you will not want to miss! 

The Wheelhouse - Created and delivered inclusively. This is how we roll.

This show will be Audio Described and Auslan Interpreted.  

The Royal Brighton Yacht Club is wheelchair accessible.

The bar will be open from 6:30pm both nights. Come down early for a drink or two! The Royal Brighton Yacht Club restaurant is open from 5:45pm on Wednesday 14 April only (please note, the restaurant is closed on Tuesday 13 April) ...so why not make it dinner and a show? You can view the dinner menu here. Doors open at 7:00pm. 

Thursday 15 April is an Online Show. Book Tickets Here. For the Audio Described Online Show Book Tickets Here.

Please note, the following performances will be filmed: Wed 14 Apr.
16+
Suitable for audiences 16+
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