GENERATION WOMEN: Best Of Show!
Friday, September 20th at The Eternity Play House, Darlinghurst.
WE’RE AT THE Festival FOR ONE night only!!
This month, we’re celebrating some of our favourite performers to hit our stage! Come one, come all to the first Best Of Generation Women at The Sydney Fringe Festival.
Team 20s: Vicky X Xu is a standup comedian and former ABC journalist. She was born and raised in China and much of her work is focused on human rights abuses in China and China's interference in Australian politics. Vicky describes herself as a news bitch that will make you laugh.
Team 30s: Ally Garrett has been writing and speaking on body politics and fat activism for the past decade, with her writing featured on platforms including The Guardian, Daily Life, Jezebel and ABC Life. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram at Ally Garrett
Team 40s: Julie Masters has spent a career decoding influence. Co-Founder of ODE Management, the world’s largest dedicated speaker management agency, with offices across the USA and Australia, Julie is now the Founder and CEO of Influence Nation. She works with business leaders and organisations to become the voice of authority in their space. She also hosts the newly launched podcast, Inside Influence, that dives into the nuts and bolts of how to own your voice – and then use it to drive a movement, a conversation, an industry or a nation.
Team 50s: Rebecca Lister works as a playwright, arts producer and social worker. She grew up in Mount Isa and now lives in Melbourne. Rebecca is the co-artistic director of Anvil Productions and is the Education Coordinator at Eating Disorders Victoria. She is currently working on a memoir about caring for her elderly mother, two film scripts and a tour of her latest play 2:20AM.
Team 60s: Ronni Kahn AO (CEO of OzHarvest) is renowned for her boundless energy, infectious enthusiasm and not taking no for an answer! Her ability to inspire and motivate everyone she meets has seen OzHarvest grow from humble beginnings to become Australia’s leading food rescue organisation. Her journey in the fight against food waste became the feature of an independent film Food Fighter and in 2019 she was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia.
Team 80s: Eva Cox AO has been a lifetime social activist because her early experiences taught her the dangers of being an outsider. She was born into a Jewish family in Austria, just as Hitler marched in. She became a refugee in England during WW2 and arrived in Australia in 1948, as a 10 year old migrant with her mother. These early experiences influenced a longterm commitment to addressing social injustice. This includes feminist changes to policies and power to make societies fairer, and reminding those in power we are citizens with social responsibilities, not just customers driven by self-interest, who want to live in a society, not an economy. At 81 years of age, Eva says her "skin" is pushing feminist utopian options to undermine the increasing level of macho economic bullshit!
Generation Women is a cross-generational storytelling night founded in New York City in 2017, and in Sydney in 2018. Each month, five women of note read an original piece on a theme. Of those women, one is in her 20s, her 30s, her 40s, her 50s, her 60s, and her 70s+. Generation Women celebrates and amplifies women’s voices and creativity. Our diverse line-ups will make you laugh, cry, and think. We’re a unique, intimate female literary salon that brings together women of all ages.
ETERNITY PLAYHOUSE (Darlinghurst Theatre Company)
39 BURTON STREET, DARLINGHURST
DOORS AT 6PM, SHOW AT 7.30PM