An old man hides away in a dusty old bookshop, forgotten and alone with only a handful of beautiful memories as comfort. Gone are the days of magnificent apple orchards, rowboats on crystal streams and picnics under the moon. Gone is the woman he loves…
This enchanting adult fairytale by Queensland’s inimitable Dead Puppet Society melds live performance, puppetry, animation and stage trickery to create a richly magical world where the lines between reality and make-believe fall away. Written and directed by David Morton (The Timely Death of Victor Blott) and Matthew Ryan (boy girl wall), The Harbinger will clear your mind and bring to life your most fantastical dreams.
“Unlike anything you’ll have seen… a dark fairytale-within-a-fairytale that feels a bit Tim Burton, a bit Brothers Grimm, but has a magic all its own.” Time Off
The giant hit returns to La Boite’s Roundhouse Theatre 11 Aug – 1 Sept. Tickets from $22. More info
For your chance to win one of 2 double-passes to a preview performance on Saturday 11 August at 7.30pm, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: “ATF” and your contact details in the body. Winners notified via email.