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9–12 March 2022

BEFORE DARWIN CHANGED THE WORLD,

ONE VOYAGE CHANGED HIS LIFE.

The award-winning drama The Wider Earth tells the story of the rebellious young Charles Darwin. Join the twenty-two year old Darwin on HMS Beagle’s daring voyage to the far side of the world and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history. An ensemble cast, remarkable puppetry, cinematic projections and an original score by Lior and Tony Buchen all combine to bring to life uncharted landscapes and incredible creatures in this highly ambitious theatrical event. "Like a puppet version of The Blue Planet. A beautiful event – highly informative and visually amazing." Mail on Sunday

Show details:

Synopsis

9–12 March 2022

BEFORE DARWIN CHANGED THE WORLD,

ONE VOYAGE CHANGED HIS LIFE.

The award-winning drama The Wider Earth tells the story of the rebellious young Charles Darwin.

Join the twenty-two year old Darwin on HMS Beagle’s daring voyage to the far side of the world and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history.

An ensemble cast, remarkable puppetry, cinematic projections and an original score by Lior and Tony Buchen all combine to bring to life uncharted landscapes and incredible creatures in this highly ambitious theatrical event.

“Like a puppet version of The Blue Planet. A beautiful event – highly informative and visually amazing.” Mail on Sunday

Dates

Wednesday 9 March, 7pm (Opening)

Thursday 10 March, 11am (School performance)

Thursday 10 March, 7pm

Friday 11 March, 7pm

Saturday 12 March, 2pm & 7pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre & Dead Puppet Society

CATEGORY:
Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 150 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
SEATING PLAN
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Additional Information:
Concession prices not available for all shows. Where Concession prices are listed, proof of eligibility for Concession must be presented to Canberra Ticketing staff upon collection of tickets or full price may be charged. Eligible Concession may include Pensioner, Full Time Student, Seniors, Unemployed, Under 27 or Child (15 years and under) and are at the discretion of the show. Not all types of Concessions may apply for the show you have selected.

COVID-19 SAFETY

At Canberra Theatre Centre, your safety is our priority.

Seating

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

What else are we doing to keep you safe?

We are taking every precaution to make theatre attendance safe, find out how here.

SCHOOLS BOOKING FORM

Book for the school performance on Thursday 10 March 11am now.

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