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Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories

Adapted for the stage by Dan Giovannoni & Luke Kerridge, from Bamberts Buch der verschollenen Geschichten by Reinhard Jung

70 minutes (no interval)

Suits: 8+ (School years 4 - 8)

This is the story of Bambert – an impossibly small man with an enormous love for writing. Tucked away in his quiet attic, his only companions are the characters he has created in his stories. And then one day, Bambert decides to set his stories free, to send them out into the world on little balloons, in the hope that they will find a home.

The stories contain instructions: whoever finds them is to return them to Bambert with a stamp from wherever they landed, so he knows where they should be set. But as each day passes, and no stories return, Bambert’s hope begins to fade. Will his stories ever find a home?

Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories brings together Australia’s most extraordinary creative minds to realise this exquisite production. At times amusing, other times melancholy, this new production reminds us how stories connect us to the world and ultimately, the power of kindness.

 

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Location

Venue

Dates

Sydney, Australia

Sydney Opera House

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Sunday, 30 September 2018

Monday, 01 October 2018

Tuesday, 02 October 2018

Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Thursday, 04 October 2018

Friday, 05 October 2018

Saturday, 06 October 2018

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Stage Whispers

Australian Stage

Dan Giovannoni’s adaptation and Luke Kerridge’s direction smoothly negotiates the emotional terrain with humour and heart. Full review ▶

Published 01/01/2017

Broadway World

Award-Winning Children’s Show Reveals World of Impossibly Small Man at QPAC

Published 01/01/2017

The Australian

Perfectly formed masterpiece

Published 01/01/2016

Perth Arts Live

It wends its charming little way into your heart, and takes you on a bittersweet little journey to an enchanting place.

Published 01/01/2016

Stage Whispers

My favourite Barking Gecko show to date, this is a wonderful show that will move and delight.

Published 01/01/2016

Creative Team

Adapter Dan Giovannoni 
Adapter & Director 
LukeKerridge
Designer 
Jonathon Oxlade
Lighting Designer 
Chris Donnelly
Sound Designer 
Ian Moorhead
Dramaturg Matt Edgerton

Cast

Nick Maclaine
Amanda McGregor
Jo Morris
Igor Sas
Tim Watts (WA tour)
St John Cowcher (Sydney Opera House season)

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