Deckchair Theatre and Fothergills presents
THE MAGIC HOUR
17 May — 3 Jun 2012, 7:30. 2 hours including a 20 minute interval
Thought you knew Grimm’s fairy tales? Think again.
Once upon a time…
Hidden in the crevices, drawn from the gutters and alleyways of life, comes a startling retelling of classic fairy tales.
This deliciously wicked and dangerously funny one-woman show stars Helpmann Award winning actor and singer Ursula Yovich (Australia, Jindabyne, Waltzing The Wilarra) playing a cast of bit characters from the stories of Rapunzel, Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and more.
From one of Australia’s most original contemporary playwrights, Vanessa Bates (Checklist for an Armed Robber), this is a black comedy with songs – a night of stories told by twilight (the original kind) with werewolves and with magic…
Please be aware that The Magic Hour features occasional strong language and adult themes.
Watch Ursula Yovich’s take on The Magic Hour.
Watch Joe Lui’s take on the music in The Magic Hour.
Watch our Magical caravan go up in Victoria Hall.
Designer Alicia Clements talks about her vision.
Hear Ursula Yovich’s incredible voice during rehearsals.
Scriptwriter Vanessa Bates, and Actor and Singer Ursula Yovich talk about The Magic Hour.
Set & Costume Designer
Sound & Lighting Designer