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April 4 to 15 2018
Agnes and Earl
  • Wed 4 Apr 2018

    Sun 15 Apr 2018
  • Roving Performance, Across the Gold Coast
  • Festival 2018
  • Free
Theatre Family

Agnes and Earl | Lisa Smith (AUS)

Discover the quiet, simple world of a pair of octogenarians and their dog in this charming pop-up puppet show.

It may be a little harder for them to get around these days, but Agnes and Earl do the best they can. They've always had each other, plenty of love and quite a bit of laughter; a quiet predictable routine. And that's enough for them.

Brought to life using puppetry, this work for performance is an excavation around routine and the nature of intimacy; a celebration of legacy and ageing.

"With Mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come." William Shakespeare

Keep an eye out for this act across the coast.

Festival 2018 has more than 50 roving street performers that will surprise and entertain as you journey to and from selected sporting venues. Discover awe-inspiring life-sized puppets, floating jellyfish, dancing zebras, an all-girl hip hop crew, drummers, acrobats and more.

About the creators:
Lisa Smith is the Artistic Director of White Rabbit Theatre Ensemble (WRTE); a Gold Coast based theatre company that was founded in 2011. With a passion for creative collaboration, the ensemble produces new, dynamic work that delights in exploration, discovery and rediscovery. WRTE is a platform for professional and emerging artists to explore new horizons, to hone their skills and present compelling, surprising and engaging work for audiences of all ages. WRTE is committed to the growth, support and enrichment of the arts on the beautiful Gold Coast, engaging the wide array of talented artists that call it home, and inviting creatives from other locales to engage with us, our work and our city.

Wed 4 Apr 2018 — Sun 15 Apr 2018
Roving Performance, Across the Gold Coast

-28.016131996339, 153.45413412665

Roving performance
Gold Coast QLD 4217


Lisa Smith, Director
Chris Lane, Agnes and Earl puppets creator
Anna Straker, Dog puppet creator
Anna Straker and Zac Boulton, Performers

Presenting partner of Broadbeach