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Booking Info
Tickets on sale Thu 31 Oct, 9am.

Theatre 1

1 hr

Written, directed and performed by Sam Foster and Hayden Jones.

Adult $48
Child / Student $26
Senior / Pensioner $42
HOTA Members $40
Adult Groups 6+ $42
Student Groups 6+ $21
Artist Pass - Discount automatically applied once logged in.

Tue 8 Sept, 11am & 7.30pm

Recommended Ages
Ages 13+

Performance contains use of a Haze Machine and Strobe Lightning


You’re sitting on the bus on your way home from work when you overhear a racially motivated argument break out. Would you continue to sit quietly? Would you speak up and risk becoming the victim? Or would you take out your phone and start filming the event?

Viral was inspired by a number of true events and broader societal changes facing Gold Coasters and the wider community. The show has been developed through a series of community consultation workshops aimed at gathering true accounts of acts of discrimination against a variety of marginalised groups.

Winner Best Independent Production – 2016 Matilda Awards

Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts


Eats & Drinks before the show?

We highly recommend booking at our Café and our foyer bar is open 60 mins prior to performances.

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