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Friday 3rd April 2020

CANCELLED - Multi award-winning ORPHEUS returns to Nelson due to popular demand!

Dave is single and turning 30. He’s stood at the bar.
Eurydice is a tree nymph.
And Bruce Springsteen is on the jukebox.

A tale of impossible, death-defying love told through hair raising spoken word and soaring soul music.

Alexander Flanagan-Wright (The Flanagan Collective) and Phil Grainger (Gobbledigook Theatre) weave together a world of dive bars, side streets and ancient gods.

"A true gem of a show whose praise I want to sing from the rooftops ★★★★★" - VoiceMag (UK)

"Charming, uplifting … simple storytelling at its finest. ★★★★★" - Adelaide Advertiser (AU)

* Best in Fringe WINNER (Dunedin Fringe Festival, 2019)
* City of Literature Beyond Words WINNER (Dunedin Fringe Festival, 2019)
* Best Pure Theatre - overall WINNER (Adelaide Fringe Festival, 2019)
* Best Theatre – Week One WINNER (Perth Fringe World, 2019)
* Weekly Best Theatre Award WINNER (Adelaide Fringe, 2018)
* Summerhall Award WINNER (VAULT Festival, 2018)



OPRHEUS' sister show EURYDICE (Best Theatre - Adelaide Fringe Festival, 2019) is also playing at The Boathouse on Saturday 4th April.


April 3


7:30pm - 8:40pm


Nelson & suburbs


The Boathouse
326 Wakefield Quay, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

$20 PreSales, $25 Door Sales

Tickets from Eventfinda



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