5 – 20 September 2003

Maryanne Sam’s one-woman cabaret show explores her Torres Strait Islander culture and identity by telling the story of her mother’s journey to Melbourne. It’s a celebration through music and storytelling of a powerful and charming journey of self awareness, identity and the strength of family.

Devised by
PATRICIA CORNELIUS, MARYANNE SAM, IRINE VELA
Directed by
KYLIE BELLING
Musical Director
PETER ROTUMAH, MARYANNE SAM
Performed by
MARYANNE SAM
Musician
PETER ROTUMAH

Theatre Works & Ilbijerri Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Theatre Coop present

Oh My God I'm Black

By Patricia Cornelius, Maryanne Sam & Irine Vela