The Animals and Children Took to the Streets 2011, Cottesloe

‘This is a perfect alternative show. In fact, it is a perfect show.’
Financial Times

‘A mind-blowingly beautiful piece of theatre.’
Time Out

A scene from the play with a character in front of the Moon

The Animals and Children Took to the Streets 2011, Cottesloe

A 1927 production

Trust no one.
Suspect even your own shadow.

Welcome to the Bayou, a part of the city feared and loathed, wherein lies the infamous Bayou Mansions: a stinking sprawling tenement block, where curtain-twitchers and peeping-toms live side by side, and the wolf... is always at the door.

When Agnes Eaves and her daughter arrive late one night, does it signal hope in this hopeless place, or has the real horror only just begun?

Seamlessly synchronizing live music, performance and storytelling with stunning film and animation this is the wickedly twisted second show from multiple award-winning company 1927.

1927 invite you on a theatrical journey of startling originality, like a giant graphic novel burst into life.

Co-commissioned by BAC, Malthouse Theatre Melbourne & The Showroom (University of Chichester). Developed at BAC.

photo by Nick Flintoff

 

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  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Great Britain at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End
  • James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
  • Ballyturk
  • James II: Day of the Innocents
  • NYT - Selfie
  • James III: The True Mirror
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  • The James Plays
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  • Treasure Island. graphic drawing of a parrot