Click here to see the photo gallery
Click here to see the photo gallery


Postponed – Date TBA: Boy Swallows Universe [Queensland]




Postponed - Date TBA: Boy Swallows Universe [Queensland]

Ticketing Information

AUSLAN-INTERPRETED SHOW


Date/Time:

Monday September 7, 2020 - 6:30 PM

Location:

Playhouse, QPAC
Melbourne St
Brisbane, Queensland 4101
Australia

Tickets:

See 'accessibility' page on QTC website

Interpreter:

Maree Madden & Melinda Busch

Language/ Cultural Consultant:

Bobbie Blackson

Website:

http://www.queenslandtheatre.com.au/Plan-Your-Visit/Accessibility



About the Show

THE BLOCKBUSTER AUSTRALIAN NOVEL BURSTS ONTO THE STAGE

Eli Bell’s childhood in the outer Brisbane suburbs is far from the idyllic 1980s haze some kids would remember. His alcoholic dad has shot through, his ex-druggie mum is in jail, his stepfather’s dealing heroin, his brother Gus is a mute who swirls cryptic messages in the air with his finger, and his babysitter Slim is a convicted killer and infamous escapee from Boggo Road Gaol.

Beset by chaos on all sides, a run-in with the local crime king and his henchman sets the 13 year old with the old soul on a journey to find out what kind of a man he is going to be.

Boy Swallows Universe is adapted from the smash hit novel loosely based on Brisbane author Trent Dalton’s own childhood. It’s an exhilarating story of magic and madness, of beauty and brutality, of joy and heartbreak, and of the power of love to triumph over the darkest of circumstances.

Queensland Theatre and Brisbane Festival premiere

 

 

 

**SPECIAL OFFER FOR AUSLAN SEATING – still available**

http://www.queenslandtheatre.com.au/Plan-Your-Visit/Accessibility