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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 The House on Fire at the Edge of the World
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'Elizabeth is young at heart and filled with imagination. When all that she loves is put in danger, the most mystical of opportunities presents itself, taking her on a journey filled with madness, fantastical whimsy, self discovery and coming to terms with what it means to be human. 

'THE HOUSE ON FIRE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD is a breathtaking new Australian ambient rock musical, interwoven with the beating heart of contemporary folk music. Live music, dance and a dazzlingly suspicious upside down kingdom take centre stage in this captivating live experience that will take you to another world and back.

'Inspired by musicals such as ‘Hadestown’ and ‘Once,’ THE HOUSE ON FIRE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD is experimental music theatre at its most ambitious. Inventive stagecraft, a score that sings of the joy and pain of being human, and inventive storytelling come together to make a fairy tale for our modern time.'

Source: Theatre Works.

Production Details

  • Presented by Theatre Works at Theatre Works, St Kilda, 20 - 24 January 2021.

    Director: Jackson Peele.

    Musical Director: Conor Neylon.

    Choreographer: Zoee Marsh.

    Stage Manager: Annie Gleisner.

    Lighting Designer: Gabriel Bethune.

    Music Supervisor: Patrick Jaffe.

    Cast: Kaya Byrne, Kristie Nguy, Miro Lauritz, Ahila Navaratnam, Conor Neylon, Aiv Puglielli, and Luisa Scrofani.

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