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Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s Blueback
July 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Dive into the Enchanting World of Blueback
Are you ready for an extraordinary journey into the heart of WA’s mesmerizing marine landscape? Spare Parts Puppet Theatre presents a captivating adaptation of Tim Winton’s beloved book, Blueback, brought to life by award-winning playwright Peta Murray. Prepare to be immersed in a world of enchantment and wonder as Blueback takes the stage at the Ellie Eaton Theatre, Gate 1, Claremont Showground, this school holidays from July 1 to 15.
One of Tim Winton’s most personal and quintessentially Western Australian stories, Blueback depicts the life of a young boy, Abel, and his mother, their relationship with the environment and their desire to protect and preserve the natural habitat of the place they call home.
Blueback will nourish your heart and the beautiful poetry will resonate with you and your family long after you leave the theatre. This award-winning production is an underwater menagerie of exquisite puppetry and an extraordinary celebration of the Western Australian coastline from one of WA’s most beloved authors.
Duration: 50mins + 10mins Q&A. Perfect for ages 5+ but suitable for everyone!
1– 15 July 2023
10am, 1pm & 6:30pm
No performances Sundays or public holidays
Ellie Eaton Theatre, Claremont Showground
Entry via Gate 1
All tickets $25
Groups of 4+ and 10+ discounts available
$4.95 booking fee applies