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Contemporary Asian Australia Performance is excited to share 

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Sandi Woo, the new Executive Producer of CAAP


Starting the year by introducing our new Executive Producer, Sandi Woo. We are thrilled to be welcoming Sandi to the CAAP Team and can't wait for our new leadership team of Tessa and Sandi to continue to advocate and foster more Asian Australian stories and experiences in our industry. Welcome Sandi! 


Read more about our New Executive Producer Sandi Woo  

OzAsia Festival presents in association with Contemporary Asian Australian Performance

Lost in Shanghai

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Photo Credit: Clare Hawley

After it's SOLD OUT season at Sydney Festival earlier this year, Lost in Shanghai is heading to OzAsia Festival this October. 

"A tantalising insight into the breadth and bravery she displayed across her career" - The Age/Sydney Morning Herald. 

Of all the stories Jane Hutcheon has encountered as an ABC journalist, China correspondent, war zone reporter and author, one has intrigued her more than any other: that of her mother Beatrice’s turbulent childhood in pre-Communist Shanghai.

Visiting Shanghai in 2018, Jane began to search for the truth of her mother’s difficult beginnings.  Lost in Shanghai is the result, a story of an ordinary Eurasian family in extraordinary times, set against a backdrop of fading colonial opulence, civil war and revolution.

Using projected images from the family archive curated by photographer-storyteller William Yang, and music composed and performed by Terumi Narushima, Jane narrates this moving true story in her own words.

Written and performed by Jane Hutcheon

Co-directed by William Yang and Tasnim Hossain

Dramaturgy by Tasnim Hossain

Composer/musician Terumi Narushima

Lighting Designer Susan Grey Gardner

Stage Manager Brenda Lam

Tour Assistant Kraig Grady

Producer Jacqui Smith

Marketing Natasha Pontoh-Supit

20 - 22 October 2022  |  Space Theatre, Adelaide 

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Supported as part of the Carriageworks 2021 In Development program.