“A production of rare skill and beauty… the storytelling remains simple… deep and exquisite.” Broadway Baby
The Great Barrier Reef, 1995. Meera is eleven. It’s her first sleepover. Strawberry Dunkaroos, Sega Mega Drive and coral fragment analysis descends into torch-lit storytelling from sleeping bags. Lights off. In the corner, Meera’s aquarium is beginning to glow. Outside over the reef, the Frogman hovers, looking for traces of a missing child. As police search lights refract through the ocean, the annual coral bloom is due, creating an underwater snowstorm. Time is running out.
A coming-of-age, supernatural thriller, this is a ground-breaking, world first theatre experience, experienced in VR headsets from double Fringe First-winners, curious directive.
Monday 23 October 12pm | 2pm
Wednesday 25 October 8pm
Thursday 26 October 2pm | 4pm
Friday 27 October 12pm | 2pm
Saturday 28 October 5pm | 8pm
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Partners: a curious directive, Hull UK City of Culture 2017, The Deep aquarium, The Old Market Theatre co-production in association with Brisbane Powerhouse with support from Great Barrier Reef Foundation.
Originally seed funded by HOUSE and Esmee Fairbain Foundation.
Tech support from Deloitte Digital.
Direction: Jack Lowe (Double Fringe-First Award winner)
Design: Camilla Clarke (Linbury Prize Winner for Stage Design 2015)
Sound: Pete Malkin (Tony Award Winning Sound Designer 2017)
Presented by: Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich Science Festival and Young Norfolk Arts Trust
curious directive website