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Theatre

A Stab in the Dark

Good and bad. Black and white. When the human condition is a grey area that craves absolutes, how can the truth be trusted? Sit back, and don’t relax as this new play from Nightsong – the creators of award-winning show Te Pō – takes you for a wickedly funny, suspenseful, and unpredictable ride.

85 mins
Thu 10 - Sun 13 March
Thu 10 Mar, 7:30pm - 8:55pm
Fri 11 Mar, 7:30pm - 8:55pm
Sat 12 Mar, 2pm - 3:25pm
Sat 12 Mar, 7:30pm - 8:55pm
Sun 13 Mar, 4pm - 5:25pm

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“Why God chose me to save the world is a f*****g mystery.” — Noah (of the Ark)

Right and wrong.

Good and bad. Black and white. When the human condition is a grey area that craves absolutes, how can the truth be trusted?

Sit back, and don’t relax as this new play from Nightsong – the creators of award-winning show Te Pō – takes you for a wickedly funny, suspenseful, and unpredictable ride. Through perspective shifting set design, puppetry, and extraordinary questioning, bear witness as a living nightmare unravels. A gripping tale from start to finish, A Stab in the Dark is theatre anyone would kill to see.

Recommended for 15+
Contains strong language, violent themes, smoke/haze

 

Writer: Carl Bland

Direction: Ben Crowder & Carl Bland

Set Design: Andrew Foster

Costume Design: Elizabeth Whiting

Music Composer / Sound Designer: John Gibson

Lighting & Projection Design: Filament Eleven 11

Director of Photography: Ralph Brown

Puppet Design & Creation: Jon Coddington

Production Management: Pilot Productions

Stage Manager: Keira Howat

Performers: Joel Tobeck and Alison Bruce

Puppeteers: Jon Coddington and Milo Cawthorne

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