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Playwright Jane Harrison is used to the waiting game. The Melbourne-based Muruwari descendant, known for her plays Stolen and Rainbow’s End, endured a particularly long gestation for her latest The Visitors.

Jane Harrison Playwright on the set of her play <i> The Visitors </i> at Carriageworks.

Jane Harrison Playwright on the set of her play The Visitors at Carriageworks. Credit:Renee Nowytarger

“I did the first draft of the playback in 2011, but I found some notes in my garage that went back seven years before,” Harrison says.

“It’s been a splinter in my mind for all that time. It’s a foundation story really and we’ve never heard that story from the Aboriginal perspective.”



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