Brisbane Festival, La Boite Theatre Company and Dead Puppet Society in association with PowerArts present

Laser Beak Man

Theatre Republic - La Boite - Roundhouse Theatre
09 - 30 Sep



Brisbane Festival / La Boite Theatre Company / Dead Puppet Society (AUS)
World Premiere

by David Morton, Nicholas Paine & Tim Sharp with music by Sam Cromack (Ball Park Music)

Power City was once the most beautiful city in the world – clean, pure, perfect – and local hero Laser Beak Man worked hard to keep it that way.

Drawing energy from the underground Magna Crystals that powered the city, his beak-shot lasers turned bad things to good. But now the city isn’t what it used to be and Laser Beak Man is thoroughly over it. That is until his estranged childhood friends Peter Batman and Evil Emily return and steal the Magna Crystals. Robbed of his super powers, Laser Beak Man has one last chance to reinvent Power City and save his oldest buddies before they destroy everything.

Jam-packed with the trademark visual puns of artist Tim Sharp and featuring live music composed and performed by Sam Cromack of Ball Park Music, the world of Laser Beak Man is brought to life in puppet form by the creative geniuses of Dead Puppet Society (The Wider Earth, Argus, The Harbinger) in this stunning new visual theatre work loaded with cutting edge digital imagery and brandishing free-flying AirOrbs for the first time on Australian stages.



This production uses a haze machine, smoke machine, sound pressure effects and strobe effects. Recommended for audiences aged 8+ years.

This project has been assisted by the Australian government through the Department of Communication and the Arts’ Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund. Developed as part of New Victory LabWorks at The New Victory Theater in New York City. Originally Commissioned by Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Sydney Opera House, Arts Centre Melbourne and Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. This project is supported by Creative Sparks, a joint initiative of Brisbane City Council and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, and assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body. Funding support for this project has been provided by The Jim Henson Foundation.

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No session information available

Adult - $56-$60
Conc. - $46-$50
Under 30 - $30-$35
Preview - $30

(a $3.80 fee applies per transaction)

Recommended for audiences aged 8+ years

Duration : 90 minutes
Venue Icon Venue
Theatre Republic - La Boite - Roundhouse Theatre

6-8 Musk Avenue
QLD 4059

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