It’s Dark Outside

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Perth Theatre Company commission.

Created and performed by Arielle Gray, Tim Watts and Chris Isaacs

Music By Rachael Dease

29 June – 14 July 2012 – State Theatre Centre of WA

 

Promo Video

Blurb

From the creators of the international multi-award winning production The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer comes the heartfelt adventure of an old man wandering 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.

As the world around him crumbles he is lost in the fantasy of his wayward mind.

This exploration of dementia is told through puppetry, mask, animation, live performance with a haunting score from Rachael Dease.

Created and performed by Tim Watts, Arielle Gray and Chris Isaacs.

Reviews

‘Moving and uplifting’ – The Australian

‘A rare triumph of theatrical ingenuity and human compassion’ – The West Australian

‘***** Beautiful and captivating to watch’ – Arts Hub

‘a gently unfolding gem that will appeal to anyone curious to know what a new theatrical generation can do.’ ABC Arts

‘Arielle Gray’s immersion within the character of the old man is flawless; her physical transformation, aided by a malleable mask complete with skin folds and creases, is complete. Her embodiment of the old man is filled with vulnerability along with a cheeky and determined attitude to triumph over the mysterious hunter.’ – Realtime Arts

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