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A Ghost in My Suitcase single work   drama   children's   - 80 min.
Adaptation of A Ghost In My Suitcase Gabrielle Wang , 2009 single work children's fiction
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 A Ghost in My Suitcase
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'The spirits you carry, they carry you too.

'Twelve-year-old Celeste arrives in China to scatter Mother’s ashes, but in no time flat is thrust into a world of magic and adventure. Celeste’s grandmother has carried on the family tradition of ghost catching, and it turns out Celeste has a knack for the hairraising pursuit too.'  (Production summary)

Production Details

  • A Perth Festival co-commission.

    World premiere at Melbourne International Arts Festival 2018. Performed at Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne 18 - 21 October 2018.

    Director: Ching Ching Ho.

    Director: Matt Edgerton.

    Set and Costume Designer: Zoë Atkinson.

    Lighting Designer: Matthew Marshall.

    Composer and Sound Designer: Rachael Dease.

    Featuring Alice Keohavong, Amanda Ma, Yilin Kong, Frieda Lee, and Imanuel Dado.


    Produced at the Sydney Opera House, 9-13, 15-19 January 2019.


    Produced at the Heath Ledger Theatre, Perth Festival, 26 February - 3 March 2019.

    Co-Directors: Ching Ching Ho & Matt Edgerton.

    Set & Costume Designer: Zoë Atkinson.

    Lighting Designer: Matthew Marshall.

    Composer & Sound Designer: Rachael Dease.

    Cast: Alice Keohavong (Celeste), Amanda Ma (Por Por), Yilin Kong (Ting Ting), Frieda Lee (Female Ensemble), and Imanuel Dado (Male Ensemble).

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Works about this Work

Barking Gecko Theatre Brings Gabrielle Wang's A Ghost in My Suitcase to the Stage Kim Jirik , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , October 2018;

'If you ask any of the theatre makers behind A Ghost in My Suitcase what drew them to Gabrielle Wang's novel, they're likely to mention three names: Celeste, Por Por and Ting Ting.'  (Introduction)

Barking Gecko Theatre Brings Gabrielle Wang's A Ghost in My Suitcase to the Stage Kim Jirik , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , October 2018;

'If you ask any of the theatre makers behind A Ghost in My Suitcase what drew them to Gabrielle Wang's novel, they're likely to mention three names: Celeste, Por Por and Ting Ting.'  (Introduction)

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