19th April 2019
Presented by: Tour-Makers with Trick of the Light Theatre and Zanetti Productions
This is a story about a girl who followed a map off the edge of the world…
In New Zealand, there are some 56,000 kilometres of paper roads – streets and towns that exist only on surveyors’ maps. Or do they? A young woman strays from the beaten track and finds herself in a paper world. It seems to be a land of possibility, but she soon discovers that things that happen in the fictional world can have frighteningly real consequences.
From award-winning company Trick of the Light Theatre (The Bookbinder) comes an original fairy-tale drawn from the twitchy edges of children’s literature – a dark world reminiscent of the works of Neil Gaiman and the late (great) Margaret Mahy.
Combining puppetry, shadow play, and live music, The Road That Wasn’t There is a curious tale for intrepid children (aged 8+) and adventurous adults.
"Charming, funny and haunting in equal measure.... a storytelling triumph." - Word on the Street
Baycourt Theatre, 38 Durham St, Tauranga
Thursday 2nd May
A Reserve Adult $84.90
A Reserve Child (15 & Under) $69.90
A Reserve Concession $79.90
A Reserve Family (2A & 2C) $250.00
B Reserve Adult $79.90
B Reserve Child (15 & Under) $59.90
B Reserve Concession $74.90
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