Dead Puppet Society

The Riddle of Washpool Gully

Presented by Terrapin Puppet Theatre
in association with Dead Puppet Society

By David Morton


Far beyond the outskirts of the big city, near a tiny town that nearly everyone forgot, lay a dry creek bed of no special significance. Once upon a time it had been called Washpool Gully. But the world had moved on from insignificant things, and no one had time for dry creek beds. Except in Washpool Gully something was stirring. Shaken by the rumble of engines and darkening of the sky, something long asleep had decided to wake up. Combining old-fashioned storytelling with contemporary puppetry and miniature sets, The Riddle of Washpool Gully is a reimagined tale of Australian mythology about the incredible creatures that might still live in the uncharted corners of our vast country.


2018 tour dates:

13-21 April | Theatre Royal, Hobart

27 April | Earls Arts Centre, Launceston


Production team:

Director and Designer David Morton
Composer Heath Brown
Lighting Designer Jason James
Performers Guy Hooper, Melissa King and Drew Wilson


Photos by Peter Mathew

 

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