NEW PLAY METROPOLIS FEATURING OLD BOY DIRECTOR
Wednesday, April 5
Harry Flitcroft (OR2010) is producing an independent production of Metropolis at Hayes Theatre Co in East Sydney later this month. It's a new musical adaptation of the book that inspired the iconic 1927 sci-fi movie. The season runs from 21 April - 20 May. The production company (Little Eggs Collective)has put on multiple award-winning productions over the last 8 years, using a unique blend of theatrical styles. OIU members and students interested in Music/Drama would find the production particularly interesting.
Metropolis is a brand new musical adaptation. Based on Thea Von Harbou’s original dystopian, science-fiction novel from 1925, the story presents a futuristic city with a false utopia that exists above a bleak hidden reality. Metropolis is considered one of the most influential science-fiction novels of all time.
Produced by Little Eggs Collective in association with Hayes Theatre Co, see the story turned into a live theatre experience – with an original new score. The Little Eggs Collective create contemporary theatre across mediums including live music, movement, spoken word and beyond. Receiving two Sydney Fringe Awards in 2018 as well as 5-star reviews and sellout season for their production of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner at KXT’s Bordello Room in 2019, the team bring together old stories to create new worlds. Unique to the production is Futura, a life-sized robot puppet that will be puppeteered and voiced by 3 cast members. With a talented and diverse cast of 12, Metropolis will have you on the edge of your seat, captivated and entertained by this musical dystopian masterpiece.
Performances from 21 April 2023
Approximately 1 hour 40 minutes – with intervalWe wish Harry all the best for the production.
More information on the show and to purchase tickets go here: https://hayestheatre.com.au/