Lands of Glass

Unfolding Theatre

- Venue: Cairns Lecture Theatre
- Category:
- Age Suitability: 12+
- Times: 16.35 (70 mins)

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Ever heard a glass orchestra? An incredible band invites you to run away to the unforgettable town of Quinnipak. There you’ll meet the glass-maker dreaming of crystal palaces, the musician searching for notes only he can hear and the orphan trying not to grow into his coat- shaped destiny. This theatrical adaptation brings best- selling Italian novelist Alessandro Baricco’s wonderful, hilarious world of imagination to UK audiences for the first time. Features live music played on specially created glass instruments: marimbas, chimes, bells, even a Sauvignon-blancophone.

Winner: Northern Stage Title Pending Award. Developed at BAC.