Fri 3 June, 8pm

Traversing domestic landscapes and the residing fantastic possibilities of suburban Australia, My Darling Patricia mine the collective imagination of childhood to create Africa, a work for adults told from the perspective of children. Inspired by a true story of two German children who set off to elope to Africa, this highly sophisticated production features bunraku (sp) style puppets, performance, projection and an innovative multi level set design.

“Beautiful and quietly devastating…It’s riveting theatre”
4 ½ stars: The Age, Melbourne

“Well worth the ticket price and then some…Africa is a superb, heart-felt production”
The Sunday Times, Perth

“If you thought you had outgrown puppetry, the excoriating Africa from touring Melbourne outfit My Darling Patricia should make you think again…”
The West Australian

“Africa is a powerful piece… well worth seeing”
InDaily News, Adelaide

“My Darling Patricia have created a beautifully crushing piece of theatre”
Australian Stage

Africa will be performed in Launceston at the Earl Arts Centre on 3rd June, as part of the 2011 Mobile States national tour.

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