The Blue Bird
Date/Time: 30 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Presented by: Midnight Feast
Approximate running time: 1 and a half hours.
“The Blue Bird,” by Maurice Maeterlinck is one of the most adapted stories of the Twentieth Century. Telling the story of two young children set the task of finding the Blue Bird of Happiness, it has enthralled generations, and now in association with Midnight Feast – Theatre that Unites, writer Stephen Sewell and legendary composer, Max Lambert are helping to develop a new adaptation setting this still relevant search for happiness in the brutal world of terrible conflict and fleeing refugees.
With director Kylie Harris, as well as the wonderful performers of Midnight Feast, a bold creative team of writers, designers and all the many generous souls drawn to the ethos of Midnight Feast, Sewell and Lambert are retelling Maeterlinck’s moving tale for a modern audience hungry itself for the Blue Bird of Happiness that flits so enticingly and fitfully through all our lives.
This is a story for today, and for everyone who hopes for something better.
Children: This event is recommended for ages 10+ | Adult themes concerning displaced people.
Camera policy: At the request of the presenter, no cameras (video or still) or recording devices are permitted to be used inside the auditorium for this event.
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