Award winning storytelling night withGeneration Women Australia

I am thrilled to share that I am going to be team 40s (what? No? Stop it!) for Generation Women Australia’s Secrets and Lies show.
That’s right. I am going to share a secret. EEEK!

About Generation Women

Revel in great storytelling, unexpected voices and shared wisdom spanning the ages.Winner Best Spoken Word at Sydney Fringe 2019 and featured in All About Women 2020 at the Sydney Opera House, Generation Women celebrates and amplifies women’s voices and creativity. Each month, six 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+. Our diverse line-ups will make you laugh, cry, and think.

Generation Women is a unique, intimate storytelling night that brings together women of all ages.

Secrets and Lies

Theme: Secrets & Lies: What you don’t know about me. We’ve all got secrets. We’ve all told lies. For August Generation Women have invited superstar storytellers to share a tale about something you don’t know about them. Expect Generation Women’s usual blend of heartfelt and hilarious as they celebrate six generations of storytellers. Whether it’s a confession, confidential, or clandestine, this month at Generation Women, it’s time to spill!

Line-up:

Team 20s: Annie Louey is an award-winning comedian, writer and presenter who you may have seen on ABC TV shows like The Weekly and China Tonight. She has been touring Australia recently with the Comedy Festival Roadshow. It’s also no secret that she’s tasted over 150 flavours of potato chip.

Team 30s:  Jeanette Cheah is the founder and CEO of HEX, an award-winning edtech company delivering internationally recognised innovation and entrepreneurship programs to university students and the next generation of talent. A globally in-demand corporate keynote speaker and panelist, she is also a guest lecturer and mentor at universities around Australia and an advocate for tech inclusion and diversity in business worldwide. Jeanette has represented Australia at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance in Argentina, was a Telstra Business Women’s Awards finalist, and in 2021 was named a 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australian and category winner for Entrepreneurship.

Team 40s: Lucy Best is an Australian-based British comedian, MC, writer and producer. She performs Stand Up Comedy, Cabaret, Music and Theatre around Australia and internationally. Lucy’s work regularly includes her hilarious hot takes on themes of feminism, mental health, social justice, sex positivity and gender and sexual diversity.

Team 50s: Anita Bentata. Survivor. Author of The Wolf in a Suit. ‘Retired’ psychotherapist of 27 years. Anita developed theories and solutions about domestic violence, love, trauma and therapy. Recipient of two international awards and national recognition. Anita mentors women to live free, from the past, relationship story, habits, or current environment.

Team 60s: Lyn Yeowart is a consulting writer and editor, and author of the award-winning bestseller The Silent Listener, a psychological thriller based on events from her childhood. She’s self-assured and shy…boisterous and mild…hilarious and solemn…fascinating and boring…profound and shallow…hard-working and lazy…honest and deceptive…it all depends on her perspective—and yours.

Team 70s: Jane Clifton has a 5 decade-long, show-business career. Including a number of roles in Australian TV shows from Division 4, Homicide, Ryan, Bluey to Holiday Island. Fronting the ground-breaking feminists-on-Countdown band STILETTO, being part of the smash-hit stage shows MUM’S THE WORD and MENOPAUSE – THE MUSICAL, her top 10 pop singles GIRL ON THE WALL and TAXI MARY. Penning 3 published crime novels and an anthology of poetry A Day At A Time In Rhyme. Jane will always be best remembered for a role she played 40 years ago: MARGO in Prisoner/Cell-Block H.Book your tickets

Times: 
Doors at 6.30pm, Show starts at 7pmTicketsMember $15+bf | Non-member $25+bf (Become a member here)
I hope to see some of you there.
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Published by LucyBest

Lucy Best is an Australian-based British comedian, compère, writer and producer. She performs Stand Up Comedy, Cabaret, Music and Theatre around Australia and internationally.

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