Queer-Glory. Op-Shop-Rich. Dance.

Where do we go when culture and country is stripped off only to leave us with the risks of our own isolation? How many rejected swipe-rights, legislations of erasure and glitter-less, terror-filled nights before you arrive at your truth?

Come forth and be revered.

Brown Church is a theatrical spectacle as served by Meanjin-based revolution, The Naavikaran Collective. At this holy, gay altar we will witness the journeys of displacement, queer liberation and the euphoria of culture as explored through poetry, music and dance. It centres queerness as a central faith, bringing out the exuberant need to realise colonisation in order to destroy it.

This work is prayer. It is a call for community. It is the future grounded in reality.

Wear your Sunday best, fanciest garb and most iconic fit. Arrive early and mingle for the pre-show festivities.
Welcome to Brown Church. It’s time to come home.

Event Access

This production addresses colonisation, trauma and contains some adult themes. This is a licensed ticketed event, patrons aged under 18 years are to be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Music is for everyone, and everyone is welcome at The Tiv, regardless of your individual needs. We will try our absolute best to support you to have a wonderful time with us.

To book wheelchair/carer tickets for any Ticketmaster ticketed events please call Ticketmaster's Accessible Bookings line Mon - Fri 9 am - 5pm on 1300 446 925 to talk to a Customer Service Representative about your Accessible Booking/Tickets. This phone number is reserved for patrons with accessibility requirements and companion cardholders. Alternatively, you can fill out a Ticketmaster request form here. Please make sure you select Accessible bookings from the 'Select a topic' drop-down menu and fill in all the fields.

Wheelchair access
There is wheelchair access via ramps at the front door and our main toilets and bar are wheelchair accessible. The closest disabled parking is on King Street but you're welcome to unload out the front of the venue.

There is no on-site parking at The Tivoli. You can find some on-street parking in the surrounding areas but it’s pretty limited. There is a undercover car park off King Street which is free for the first three hours then $10 after 5pm, and a Secure Car Park close by on Alfred Street, open 24 hours.

Venue Access

For more information, please visit the Tivoli's FAQs site: https://thetivoli.com.au/faqs

Event type

Other accessible and inclusive event

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