Event: It's Dark Outside
A Perth Theatre Company Production
By Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs & Tim Watts
Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs and Tim Watts, the team behind the international multi-award winning production The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer, have created another heartfelt adventure. Using puppetry, mask, animation and live performance, they deliver a grand epic western about redemption and dementia.
An old man wanders into the wild. As the sun sets, he is swept up in a surreal western, on the run from a mysterious tracker hell-bent on hunting him down. It’s Dark Outside is “a rare triumph of theatrical ingenuity and human compassion” (The West Australian).
Using a constantly creative, beguiling and touching blend of live performance, puppetry and animation, featuring an original music score by award winning composer Rachael Dease, the performers tell the story of memory loss ‘with poetic insight and lightness of touch that makes it moving and uplifting to watch’ (The Australian).
CoCA is delighted to present this beautiful and captivating production, ‘a show that seems destined to travel far’ (The Australian).
WINNER *** ArtsHub Critic’s Choice Award ***
Helpmann Award Nominee 2013
Creator: Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs and Tim Watts
Performer: Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs and Tim Watts
Composer: Rachael Dease
Producer: Nic Clark/ Perth Theatre Company
60mins, no interval
|Dates:||Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - Wednesday, 14 May 2014|
|Times:||Tuesday 13th - 6.30pm|
Wednesday 14th - 11am
|Venue:||The Theatre, Centre of contemporary Arts Cairns|
|Program:||Centre of Contemporary Arts|
School group discounts available + education resource pack can be supplied to teachers.