Sydney Theatre Company presents
A Sydney Theatre Company and
Barking Gecko Theatre Company production
By Colin Thiele
Adapted for the stage by Tom Holloway
A return season for a cherished childhood favourite
A runaway hit in 2013, this collaboration with Perth’s Barking Gecko Theatre Company is a vivid stage adaptation of Colin Thiele’s much-loved story. In 2015, it’s back for a very limited encore season.
Heralded by Crikey as “full of heart and soul”, Tom Holloway’s writing honours the spare, unadorned style of the original, while John Sheedy’s sensitive direction brings the characters, whether human or pelican, springing to life.
Storm Boy's evocation of a far-away windy beach and bittersweet message about growing up has enthralled children and adults alike for decades. Whether you missed out on tickets to its first season or want to introduce a new generation of children to the story, this is your chance to savour the wonder, sadness and hope of this home ...more