AMPAG, Melbourne Theatre Company Melbourne Theatre Company:Storm Boy

Storm Boy

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June 2019

Fri 21 

Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company

SouthbankVIC

 
 

With epic scope and scale, this stunning Australian story is realised in a production that evokes the fragile wilderness of Storm Boy’s world.

The team behind Jasper Jones return for this exquisite new stage adaptation of the much-loved tale.

In a wild and remote area of coastline on South Australia’s Coorong, Storm Boy and his reclusive father live in a secluded shack, hidden away from the harsh realities of city life. After befriending a local Ngarrindjeri man, Storm Boy discovers three orphaned pelican chicks and decides to take them in. What follows is a remarkable journey of discovery that will change his life forever.

This much-loved story has enthralled generations of Australians both on the page and on screen. Now,Colin Thiele’s heart-warming classicStorm Boy is brought to life on stage in a theatrical event filled with unforgettable characters and a collection of astonishing life-size puppets byDead Puppet Society.

Adapted byTom Holloway (Double Indemnity), this powerful new production featuringJohn Batchelor (Red Dog) andTony Briggs (Cleverman) is directed bySam Strong, who will again bring his magic to another timeless coming-of-age story, as he did with MTC’s Helpmann Award-winningJasper Jones.

A co-production with Queensland Theatre in association with Dead Puppet Society.

Visit MTC's website for booking details and more information.