On this street you’ll discover that magnolia trees have hearts, unexpected friendships are the best kind, and 1944 can be just around the corner.
Using cutting edge multimedia and electronics to blur the line between what’s imagined and what’s real, Australia’s Frank Newman directs with his trademark combination of sharp storytelling and beautifully surprising animation.
Hold your breath — you're arriving at Magnolia Street.
“Newman’s latest theatrical experiment, housed at New Zealand’s Capital E…is allowing him to explore the most cutting-edge and unexpected ways to reinvent the experience of theatre for young audiences.” - TYA Today, USA, 2012
Cast & crew:
Writer - Dave Armstrong
Director - Frank Newman
Audio Visual Designer - Johann Nortje
Composer - Gareth Hobbs
Lighting Designer - Nathan McKendry
Starring: Erin Banks, Byron Coll and Robin Kerr
Director Frank Newman is the Artistic Director of Terrapin Puppet Theatre, an Australian company producing innovative contemporary theatre that embraces new technologies. Writer Dave Armstrong has had a career in writing that spans theatre, novels, and award-winning TV shows, Dave is one of New Zealand’s most successful playwrights and screenwriters.