Small Metal Objects
Back to Back Theatre
Presented by Arts House and Mobile States in association with Federation Square
6.30pm, Wed 7 Mar
6.30pm, Thurs 8 Mar
6.30pm, Fri 9 Mar
2pm, 6.30pm, Sat 10 Mar
2pm, 6.30pm, Sun 11 Mar
50 mins no interval
$25 / $18
Cnr Swanston and Flinders Sts,
Contains coarse language. As an outdoor production, audiences are advised to prepare for all weather conditions.
The sell out hit of the 2005 Melbourne International Arts Festival returns to Melbourne before taking on the world.
Back to Back Theatre is driven by an ensemble of five actors considered to have intellectual disabilities. Here, they use their award-winning ability to explore how respect is withheld from outsiders – the disabled or unemployed – who society deems ‘unproductive’.
Set against the shifting backdrop of the CBD at peak hour, small metal objects unfolds amid the bustling pedestrian traffic of Melbourne’s Federation Square. With individual sets of headphones, the audience is wired in to an intensely personal drama being played out somewhere in the crowd.
Simon Laherty, Sonia Teuben, Genevieve Morris, Jim Russell, High Covill
Performing Lines for Mobile States
Image by – Jeff Busby