Sydney Festival 2020 Set To Launch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
An essential fixture of Sydney's summer calendar, Sydney Festival today embarks on three weeks of theatre, music, dance, family-friendly and free events that transform the city in a diverse celebration of culture, country and coming together.
Sydney Opera House Announces 2020 Family Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
The Sydney Opera House today announced the 2020 suite of shows for its acclaimed Kids and Families program. Featuring exciting new works including homegrown and international theatre shows, circus and live music performances, the diverse, humorous and poignant 2020 program will inspire children of all ages and their families to learn how friendships, being brave and stepping into someone else's shoes can change the world.
LASER BEAK MAN by Dead Puppet Society is a Feast for the Senses
by Virag Dombay - Oct 3, 2019
Laser Beak Man is back to save the world and I hope he keeps returning and again and again. A feast for the senses, David Morton, Nicholas Paine and Tim Sharp, alongside make by Sam Cromack (Ball Park Music) create a joyous, vibrant world on stage that explodes in technicolour. The work follows the story of Australian artist Tim Sharp's colourful superhero (which Sharp first drew when he was eleven) and a crystal malfunction that bring characters together despite their differences.
New Victory Announces 2019-20 New Victory LabWorks Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
New Victory announces the 2019-20 New Victory LabWorks Artists, a roster of NYC artists pursuing the creation of innovative, adventurous new work for young audiences. With the unique opportunity to hold invited rehearsals for New Victory Member families, New Victory LabWorks Artists garner invaluable responses and feedback from their target audience: kids.
STORM BOY at Queensland Theatre
by Virag Dombay - Aug 1, 2019
Queensland Theatre's production of Storm Boy is a coming of age story that has a powerful voice in all of its mediums, but none more so that in Tom Holloway's stage adaptation, using the genius puppet-craft (another new word of mine) of David Morton and the Dead Puppet Society.
LASER BEAK MAN Comes To Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
World renowned awarding-winning Australian artist Tim Sharp's colourful superhero Laser Beak Man will be brought to life on stage in an eye-popping theatrical extravaganza described as 'part puppet show, part pop rock concert' at Arts Centre Melbourne from 19 - 21 September, 2019.
Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019 today announces further casting for its upcoming programme of eight plays.
STORM BOY Comes to MTC
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
An array of magnificent wildlife puppets by Dead Puppet Society will feature on stage alongside Ellen Bailey (Harrow), John Batchelor (Underbelly: Razor), Tony Briggs (Black is the New White), Emily Burton (Single Asian Female), Drew Wilson (Alice in Wonderland) and newcomer Conor Lowe in Tom Holloway's adaptation of the much-loved Australian classic, Storm Boy, when it opens at Southbank Theatre on Friday 21 June.
Laser Beak Man is Back To Save The Day At QPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
Brisbane's favourite home-grown hero, Laser Beak Man, is back to save the day at Queensland Performing Art Centre's (QPAC) Playhouse from 2 to 5 October 2019.
New Productions And Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019
Theatre Royal Bath today announces four additional productions - Vienna 1934-Munich 1938, The Life I Lead, Trying It On and The Man in the White Suit, to complete its Summer Season 2019 programme and further casting with Katherine Parkinson, Janie Dee as well as Vanessa Redgrave, Miles Jupp and David Edgar among the stars set to take to the stage in both treasured classics and acclaimed new works.
Arts Centre Melbourne Announces 2019 Families Winter/Spring Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
Families are invited to experience an array of engaging and ambitious theatrical adventures and interactive experiences from Australia and beyond as part of Arts Centre Melbourne's 2019 Winter/Spring Families program from June November 2019. This season presents entertaining, inclusive and culturally diverse works spanning dance, music, puppetry and theatre. Young people and their families can enjoy an interstellar adventure designed for children with disabilities, an international dance work inspired by a computer game, an intercultural b*boy battle, hip hop fairy-tale, graphic novel brought to life, quirky puppetry and an indigenous history lesson with a twist.
Julia Bradbury Will Host THE WIDER EARTH Gala In The Presence Of Trh The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
The Wider Earth - the critically acclaimed drama about the young Charles Darwin's expedition on HMS Beagle playing at the custom-built theatre in the Jerwood Gallery at London's Natural History Museum until 24 February - will hold a special VIP Gala Night on 12 February 2019. The gala, hosted by Julia Bradbury, and in the presence of HRH the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will be held to commemorate Charles Darwin's 210th birthday, and will support The Queen's Commonwealth Trust and the production's official charitable partner The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy.
Julia Bradbury Hosts THE WIDER EARTH Gala Night
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019
The Wider Earth - the critically acclaimed drama about the young Charles Darwin's expedition on HMS Beagle playing at the custom-built theatre in the Jerwood Gallery at London's Natural History Museum until 24 February - will hold a special VIP Gala Night on 12 February 2019. The gala, hosted by Julia Bradbury, will be held to celebrate Charles Darwin's 210th birthday, and will support The Queen's Commonwealth Trust and the production's official charitable partner The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy.
2018 Sydney Theatre Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2018, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 21 January 2019 at 6pm at the York Theatre, Seymour Centre.
THE WIDER EARTH At The Natural History Museum Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
The Wider Earth - the critically acclaimed drama about the young Charles Darwin's expedition on HMS Beagle - currently playing at the custom-built theatre in the Jerwood Gallery at London's Natural History Museum, has extended its run and will now play until 24 February 2019.
BWW Review: THE WIDER EARTH, Natural History Museum
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 13, 2018
The National History Museum unveils a brand new theatre in the Jerwood Gallery with Trish Wadley Productions and Dead Puppet Society's The Wider Earth. After sold-out seasons in Australia, it's ready to cast its spell on London as well. The coming-of-age play sees a rebellious and pre-beard Charles Darwin embarking on the voyage that will change his (and our) life.
Christie Pandoras Box Pulls The Strings With The Dead Puppet Society's THE WIDER EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Christie, a leader in creating and delivering the world's best visual and audio experiences, is pleased to be technical sponsor for the Dead Puppet Society's production of The Wider Earth by David Morton. The award-winning drama tells the story of a young Charles Darwin's around-the-world journey aboard the HMS Beagle - is showing at a purpose-built theatre in London's Natural History Museum. Christie provided the Pandoras Box Players, Pandoras Box Manager and Widget Designer software to control animated projection content for the 11-metre screen, which provides a vibrant and detailed backdrop for the actors and puppets on a revolving stage.
Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIDER EARTH at the Natural History Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018
Following sold-out seasons in Brisbane and Sydney, the award-winning Darwin drama The Wider Earth, featuring over 30 extraordinary puppets, will have its European premiere at one of the world's most iconic buildings.
THE WIDER EARTH Opens at the Natural History Museum in One Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018
In only one week's time, doors will open to a new 357-seat theatre at the Natural History Museum for the award-winning Darwin drama The Wider Earth. Following sold-out seasons in Brisbane and Sydney, this incredible production, featuring over 30 extraordinary puppets, will have its European premiere at one of the world's most iconic buildings.
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