Curious Directive

Frogman by Curious Directive

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Tue 16 Oct to Wed 17 Oct

Advisory age: 12+

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It’s 2018. A police officer arrives at Meera’s coral laboratory. Meera is interrogated about Ashleigh Richardson, a 13-year-old girl who went missing in 1995.

It’s 1995. Meera is eleven. It’s her first sleepover with her best friends, Lily and Shaun. Cassette recordings from the radio and Sega Mega Drive distract them from theories about Ashleigh’s disappearance. Outside, on the Great Barrier Reef, police divers are on a search-and-rescue mission by torchlight.

FROGMAN is a coming-of-age thriller exploring the fragility of the childhood imagination. Audiences experience the 1995 storyline using VR headsets, in this ground-breaking Virtual Reality-live theatre hybrid from the boundary-pushing curious directive.

a curious directive, Hull UK City of Culture 2017, The Deep, The Old Market co-production in association with Brisbane Powerhouse

Limited capacity of 30 per show.
Running time: 1 hour (no interval)

The FROGMAN tour is presented by house
house is a development initiative delivered by Farnham Maltings and supported by Arts Council England to improve the range, quality and scale of theatre presented across the south east

Ticket information

£14, £12 concessions, £11 members - become a member

Reviews

  • ‘curious directive are theatre pioneers’

    The Daily Telegraph
  • ‘a production of rare skill and beauty’

    Broadway Baby

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

Phone lines open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

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