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The Song Company: Mind Over Matter

23 August 2019

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Performance Details

Friday 23 August, 7:30pm
Duration:
75min
Venue:
Street 1

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The Song Company presents an Australian premiere of
Mind Over Matter touring nationally this August and September

 

A zany musical comedy surrounded by vocal arrangements of 1980s pop hits

Return to the 1980s with a chamber comic opera featuring a computer virus, five courageous singers, two pianists... and two lifts with minds of their own. Directed by Leonie Cambage, with music and words by Antony Pitts, Mind Over Matter presents man against machine in a musical comedy from the golden age of pop.

 

Featuring

Anna Sandström – Anna

Pip Dracakis – Mabel

Maximilian Riebl – Professor Karl Rime

Ethan Taylor – Doctor Phil T. Reezon

Sally Whitwell – Piano/Lift A

Nathan Lay – The Guard

Antony Pitts – Piano/Lift B

Leonie Cambage – Director 

Leslie Bell – Choreographer 

Isabel Hudson – Set and Costume Designer

Ben Brockman – Lighting Designer

 

 

Playlist 

Joe Jackson Steppin' Out

a-ha Take On Me

Tears For Fears Mad World

Kate Bush Running Up That Hill

Sally Whitwell Loopy Lady 1. Reels

Antony Pitts Mind Over Matter

Men Without Hats Safety Dance

Wang Chung Dance Hall Days

 

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THE STREET PRESENTS
THE SONG COMPANY: MIND OVER MATTER

FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST, 7:30PM

STANDARD $65
CONCESSION $60
30 UNDER 30 $30
STUDENT RUSH TICKETS $20 *AVAILABLE FROM 5PM ON THE NIGHT OF THE PERFORMANCE*

STREET ONE | RESERVED SEATING | 75 MINUTES, NO INTERVAL

Location

15 Childers St,

City West ACT 2601

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Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 12pm - 4pm

+ 1.5 hours prior to performance.

 

The Street is closed from the 19th of December through to the 20th of January. Summer opening hours can be found here.

 

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