PRESENTED BY: HALF A STRING
TIME: 11:30AM & 2:30pm
RUNNING TIME: 55 MINS
VENUE: HAT FACTORY
A Heart at Sea uses haunting live music to tell the story of a young Boy who bottles up his heart and throws it into the sea. Original song-writing is set to breath-taking visuals centred around a beautifully carved wooden chest that holds the secrets to the story.
Intricate puppets are swept through a transforming wooden world created by the spectacular chest. Be astounded as backdrops flip up, pirouette and change, sending the Boy tumbling through danger and discovery. Puppets roam on this unique contraption to recount the story of whales, tiny boats, sea captains and beards.
The original songs, composed by Avi Simmons, knit together the atmospheric tale through live vocals, instruments and a loop station. The music sweeps through echoing soundscapes to create a visceral, heart-warming experience. Join our hero as he embarks on a wild, nautical journey to recover his missing heart. This is a piece of stunning visual storytelling and intimate gig-theatre that will resonate with all ages.
A Heart at Sea is part of Feb Fest 2018, a children’s festival full of stuff to do and things to see in Luton.
Click here for more information about other Feb Fest shows and workshops.
To book tickets click on ‘booking information’ on the calendar or call LUTON CULTURE’S BOX OFFICE ON 01582 878100
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