The beloved Australian novel given delightful new stage life
Young Storm Boy lives a simple yet free life on the coastal wilds of the South Australian Coorong, combing the beaches with his reclusive father, Hideaway Tom.
During a long summer, he makes two friends who will shepherd him from childhood into adulthood: the jester Fingerbone Bill, who teaches him about his country; and Mr Percival, an orphaned pelican who prepares Storm Boy for the wider world with a poignant lesson about love, loss and letting go.
This landmark new production of Colin Thiele’s cherished yet bittersweet coming-of-age story brings together the creative forces behind Jasper Jones and The Wider Earth. It will touch the hearts of young and old with its masterful puppetry and boundless imagination.
Directed by Sam Strong
Associate Director/Puppet Designer David Morton
Designer Anna Cordingley
Lighting Designer Matt Scott
Composer & Sound Designer Darrin Verhagen
AV Designer Justin Harrison
Cast includes: John Batchelor, Tony Briggs, Emily Burton
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Presented by Queensland Theatre and Melbourne Theatre Company (a co-production) in association with Dead Puppet Society
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