Theatre Works and Ryan Hamilton present

Owl and the Albatross

by Paris Balla

CANCELLED

Due to the cast members testing positive for COVID-19, the second week of Owl and the Albatross has been cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience. Ticketholders have been contacted. Please send any questions to admin@theatreworks.org.au

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How the hell are you meant to figure out who you are while the world is on fire around you?

In the near future the sky is filled with smoke. For a kid with asthma, you haven’t got a chance in the city. So you get sent to live with your grandad, a boring old man who lives in a lighthouse by an ocean filled with rubbish and a baby albatross with no one to look after them.

So you fight for justice. But how are you meant to fight when the adults who can make a difference don’t care at all? And how can you possibly save the world when you’re barely staying afloat yourself?

Written for early secondary students, OWL AND THE ALBATROSS is a love letter from queer young adults who missed out on seeing their stories growing up—stories with queer kids who don’t like being told who they are and what their name is and now they have something to say.

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VENUE

Theatre Works

DURATION

60 MINUTES

WARNINGS

Recommended for ages 12+, mild coarse language, references to war, environmental collapse, mental health, anxiety, includes depictions of drowning and possible suicide.

DATES & TIMES

Wednesday 1 June, 7:30pm Preview Night
Thursday 2 June, 7:30pm Opening Night
Friday 3 June, 11am - with Post Show Q&A
Friday 3 June, 7:30pm
Saturday 4 June, 7:30pm

PERFORMANCES FROM 7 - 11 JUNE HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

DIRECTORS
Sarah Branton & Paris Balla
WRITER
Paris Balla
LIGHTING DESIGN
Kyra Ryan
SOUND DESIGN
Callum Cheah
SET DESIGN
Paris Balla & Sarah Branton
SET CONSTRUCTION
Tiernan Maclaren
PUPPET DESIGN & FABRICATION
Jason Lehane
STAGE MANAGEMENT
Jemma Law
PRODUCER
Ryan Hamilton
OPERATOR
Caitlin Begg
EDUCATION NOTES
Tara Daniel
PHOTO BY
Underground Media

CAST
Owl - Geo Valentine
Albert - Don Bridges
Jane - Cassandra Hart
Puppeteer - Mikaela Innes
Jack - Oliver Ayres