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Highway of Lost Hearts

A woman. A dog. A campervan. And 4,500kms of wide open road.

Mot wakes up one morning to find that her heart is missing from her chest. She can breathe; she has a pulse—but she feels… nothing.

So, she decides to go and look for it. With her dog enlisted as co-pilot, Mot heads down the Highway of Lost Hearts: into the deepest core of the Australian outback—navigating red dirt landscapes, fire and flood, brittle dryness, vast salt lakes, age-old mountains and murky waters filled with lost souls.

An allegory for a country that’s lost its heart, Highway of Lost Hearts by Mary Anne Butler is half gritty road journey, half magic realism and all heart. It leaves you pondering the question: when your heart goes missing, what lengths will you go to in order to find it again?

Bathurst’s Lingua Franca, in collaboration with BMEC, present this truly regional story, in a brand-new production starring theatrical powerhouse Kate Smith, with original live music by Central West icons Smith & Jones.

Music Performance Workshop with Smith & Jones will take place on Tuesday 28 May, 6 - 9pm. 

“…makes one ponder matters of the heart that go beyond the world of the play… A truly exceptional production that is winsome, lyrical and at times even transcendent. This outstanding production is not to be missed.” - Suzie Gibson,

  Wednesday 29 May 7:30pm
  70 minutes + Q&A
  Ages 12 +

  Members bring a friend for FREE


Ticket Prices
Advance $45 (before 5pm 15 May)
Member $40
Adult $55
Concession $50
Child (Under 18) $30
Music Performance Workshop & Show $40

Please note all online tickets will incur $1.50 per ticket processing fee

Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times. Children aged 0-24 months at the time of a performance may be seated on a parent’s lap free of charge.  All children occupying a seat or aged between 3 - 18 years must hold a valid ticket.

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