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Tue, 3 Oct 2017, 7:00PM

Wed, 4 Oct 2017, 7:00PM

Dates

3 – 4 Oct 2017

Duration 2hrs 10mins

Times

Tue, 3 Oct 2017, 7:00PM

Wed, 4 Oct 2017, 7:00PM

Venue

Her Majesty's Theatre

Suitability

Ages 16 and up

Prices

Adult $49.00

Concession $45.00

Groups 6+ (per ticket) $44.00

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Warning

Nudity; Simulated Smoking

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Australian Premiere
Japan 

Internationally renowned Japanese theatre auteur Kuro Tanino makes his Australian debut with his acclaimed masterpiece The Dark Inn

A puppeteer and his dwarf father arrive at a mysterious bath house in the secluded mountains of northwest Japan after receiving a request to perform their travelling show. However, on arrival, it appears no one made the booking.

As the quirky characters staying at the inn emerge from their rooms to learn more about the new visitors, the setting becomes a metaphorical site for the inner recesses of the mind. A place that exposes our misunderstanding – and secret desires.

Winner of Japan’s prestigious Kishida Prize for Drama – and featuring a stunning multi-level revolving set design – The Dark Inn will linger inside you for days.

Written and Directed by Kuro Tanino

it makes theatre mythical, transforming the play into a ritualistic and darkly spiritual experience. Howlround

Spoken in Japanese with English surtitles

Image: Shinsuke Sugino

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Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre