PREVIEWS: 17–18 JANUARY AT 7.30PM
19–20 & 22–27 JANUARY AT 7.30PM (SMH Q&A ON 22 JANUARY AT 9.30PM)
20, 24 & 27 JANUARY AT 1.30PM
Audio described: 24 January at 1.30pm (Tactile tour at 12.15pm)
Captioning: 24 January at 7.30pm
Written by David Morton, this ambitious collaboration is a visually stunning reimagining of Charles Darwin’s voyage on the HMS Beagle.
It’s brought to life by an award-winning cast and over 30 astonishing custom-built puppets, played out before projected galaxies and maps, with a rich original music score by Lior and Tony Buchen.
Join Darwin on his near five-year journey, encountering the wildlife that inspired his theory of evolution.
"This production is a work of genius” Daily Review
“An expertly written piece that involves drama, humour, suspense, and adventure” Artshub
Make a night of it! Add a Festival Feast at Buckley’s for just $30 (+bf) to your ticket purchase. See the full menu here.Recommended for ages 12+
Note: Lockout period applies.
Read The Wider Earth program on Issuu
Download a PDF of The Wider Earth program
Written and directed by David Morton
Composers: Lior and Tony Buchen
Dead Puppet Society acknowledges St. Ann's Warehouse as the original development partner.
Book your ticket for Monday 22 January at 7.30pm to take part in a Sydney Morning Herald Q&A With the Artists after the performance, and get a deeper insight into the work.
Want to read the script and learn more? Head to Australian Plays here.
Photo: Stephen Henry
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