Visit the Empire Theatre for unique theatrical experience this Friday and Saturday when Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s adaptation of Shaun Tan’s acclaimed picture book, The Arrival arrives on stage in The Armitage Centre.
This warm and magical experience for all ages is built on the animation of the images from Tan’s book, interwoven with Spare Part’s exceptional acting and exquisite puppetry bringing this fantastical world of floating ships, mysterious lights, alien symbols and weird animals to life.
The Arrival is a universal tale of the challenges, humour and adventures of arriving in a new country. The absence of words in this performance makes the story perfect for puppetry and emphasizes the isolation that is experienced by many people arriving in a new place.
The Arrival is a theatre work that will appeal to all and be remembered forever, described as Spare Parts most visually stunning and emotionally moving production to date and received with critical acclaim.
Spare Parts Puppet Theatre are Australia’s leading puppet company.
For more information or to book tickets visit empiretheatre.com.au, call 1300 655 299 or visit the box office at 54 Neil Street.
Please note all patrons will be required to check in via QR Code when attending the theatre.
Increased hygiene facilities and social distancing measures are in place including COVID safe seating in the auditoriums, contactless payment preferred, and extensive contact tracing policies required for all patrons.
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