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Monday 15 August 2022
6 to 7pm
Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building (Ground floor)
$10.00 per person

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For any questions regarding the event, please reach out to the State Theatre Company South Australia:
Phone: (08) 8415 5333
State Library Supports


Get the story behind the story and join us at the Tangent Talk for SUNSHINE SUPER GIRL at the State Library of South Australia. Before you see the show, join us for a drink and discussion about the themes of the production.

Teamwork: the importance of community in making sporting superstars

Join our panel of prominent cultural and sporting figures in this deep dive into the main themes of SUNSHINE SUPER GIRL, the story of Evonne Goolagong’s journey from regional Griffith, NSW to Wimbledon and the support of her family, friends and community on the way. Our esteemed panel includes artist, former AFL player and State Theatre Company South Australia board member Gavin Wanganeen and music and arts publicist Deb Edwards. More panellists to be announced soon!

Tickets: $10 including a wine from SC Pannell.

Tangent is presented by State Theatre Company South Australia in association with the State Library of South Australia.

How do I get to the State Library by public transport?

The 'State Library, Art Gallery, Museum' tram-stop is just outside the State Library. There are bus stops close by near the War Memorial on North Terrace. The closest train station is the Adelaide city station on North Terrace.

You can plan your journey via Adelaide Metro.

Is there car parking near the State Library?

The nearest car park is Wilson's Adelaide Central car park, 225 North Terrace, next to David Jones.

There is paid metered street parking along Kintore Ave and Victoria Drive.

Where is the wheelchair and stroller access?

Access to the Spence Wing first floor and the Mortlock Chamber is via the lift in the glass foyer entrance of the library.

There is on-street disabled parking available in the nearby roads. View more information and maps of Adelaide City Council's Disability parking for permit holders.

How do I check if the Mortlock Chamber is open when I plan to visit?

The Mortlock Chamber may close for private events, check our opening hours for any closure times.

When it is open you can visit the Mortlock Chamber on the ground floor to look at the exhibition bays.  The upper levels of the Mortlock Wing include quiet study areas.

Is there a cafe at the State Library?

Yes, the State Library Cafe is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and Saturdays from 12 to 4pm.

Tangent Talks

Theatre is made to fire debate. Get the story behind the story with State Theatre Company South Australia’s Tangent Talk series, supported by the State Library of South Australia

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