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Master Peter’s Puppet/Show What Next

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Two celebrated 20th century operas exploring notions of identity in the modern age of chaos

Based on the much-loved puppet-show episode in Don Quixote, Master Peter’s Puppet Show blurs the line between reality and fiction. Victorian Opera, in collaboration with pupeteers Black Hole Theatre push the concept of a show within a show one step further.

What Next? is the only opera written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winning composer Elliott Carter. The opera crackles with life and energy as it examines the lives of six people who regain consciousness after an accident.

Master Peter’s Puppet/Show What Next details

Address
Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
31 Sturt St, Southbank 3006

Telephone 03 9699 3333

Transport
Nearby Stations: Flinders St

Price $35.00 to $155.00

Date 15 Aug 2012-22 Aug 2012

Open Tue-Thu & Sat 7.30pm; Sun 3pm

Director: Nancy Black

Cast: Carlos Barcenas; Ian Cousins; Charlotte Betts-Dean; Jessica Aszodi; Emily Bauer-Jones; Timothy Reynolds; Gary Rowley; Ireni Utley

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