This Indonesian shadow play comes from the Indian epic Mahabharata. As the war between the royal cousins Pandawa and Korawa rages on, Prince Abimanyo is killed. Furious, Gathutkaca heads into battle, bidding his pregnant wife Pergiwa farewell. Tragically, Gathutkaca is slain by the magic arrow called Wijayan Danu.
By flickering lamp-light, master puppeteer, Joko Susilo joins with musicians Gamelan Padhang Moncar to present this exciting Hindu classic. In English and Javanese. Suitable for all ages.
Five hilarious performers take you on a crazy Odyssey through Cuba St. They’ll flirt with you, and everyone else they meet, as they tell the story of Odysseus: Shipwrecked in the Wellington harbour and travelling through CubaDupa trying to get home. The show is fast and furious: hilarious chaos that explodes into the streets…
High fashion with a beastly twist.
Watch these aristocratic Zebra’s prance, preen, graze and dance. With booty to blow your mind, and some dance moves to make Beyonce blush.
These human/animals are able to steer verbal content around themes of the planet, loss of habitat and biodiversity while still making people laugh out loud as they mingle with their audience.
A show like no other, where the world of fairytales and board games collide and the audience become the show.
With the pomp and ceremony of ridiculous rituals and eccentric dance, characters from an over-sized chessboard come to life. A bossy Queen, a stupid knight and a pawn with a touch of cunning, conduct an interactive, absurd and humorous game for all ages.
Commissioned by The Arts Centre Melbourne, The Curious Game has delighted audiences from New Zealand to South Korea, utilising Born in a Taxi’s signature performance style – incorporating physical theatre, ensemble dance, clowning and audience participation.