SA Premiere

Once Were Pirates

Theatre / Comedy
SA
Scaled once were pirates hero
IT AIN'T A KID'S SHOW! Pirates, Shane and Gareth, have been marooned in the present. How will they survive without a code of values to guide them? Award-winners, Gobsmacked Theatre, present Emilie Collyer's dark, quirky comedy about young men navigating their way through a complex and dangerous world. "It's a genuinely laugh-out-loud funny performance. The pirate theme acts as a neat step aside from the more obvious undercurrent of the increasingly confused space that is traditional masculinity, as Shane and Gareth's increasing frustration with a world that doesn't fit their understanding of themselves represents their sense of their self as men" - British Theatre Guide 2017. "Funny, moving & supremely clever!"- Tim Ferguson- 'The Doug Anthony Allstars'.

Presented by:
Gobsmacked Theatre Company

David McVicar’s Gobsmacked Theatre Company has a reputation for presenting exciting and bold theatre that integrates distinctive text with striking visual imagery and often a darkly comic sensibility.
In 2017, Gobsmacked toured ‘Once Were Pirates’ to the Pleasance at The Edinburgh Fringe and David McVicar was selected by Arts SA as one of the Producers to represent Made in Adelaide.
At the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Gobsmacked received one of the 24 major awards i.e. The Holden Street Theatres ‘Adelaide Fringe Award for Excellence in Theatre’ for the production of ‘DROPPED’, by Katy Warner. This production then toured to The Pleasance at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe and was selected by Arts SA as one of the nine acts to represent Made in Adelaide.

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Holden Street Theatres

Holden Street is a boutique theatre just moments from the city with the reputation as the Home of Theatre. With free parking, food trucks, fine wines and incredible programming Holden Street is a favorite for many patrons and artists. We strive for cultural and artistic significance on a local, national and international scale and we are passionate about building exchange programs between Holden Street and international companies. Holden Street Theatres has local, national and international recognition as the home of theatre during Fringe. We support new collaborations, takes risks, produces internationally viable work and supports companies to develop high calibre productions.

34 Holden St , Hindmarsh, SA, 5007

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Duration

60 min

Content Warnings

Coarse Language: Frequent / Strong

Sexual References: Mild

Age Suitability: M

Depicts Violence: Mild

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