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Performance – Sense of Place Projects Presents IN THE FIELD – 26 March to 6 April

Posted in Events by Ferne Edwards on March 25th, 2008

Opening Night: Wednesday March 26: 6:30pm
Season: March: Thursday 27th : 6:30pm, Friday 28th: 6:30pm, Sunday 30th: 3pm and 5pm, April: Saturday 5th: 3pm and 5pm, Sunday 6th: 3pm and 5pm.

Takes place at the end of Harding st. Coburg, at the Merri Creek. Meet at the swing bridge. Melways ref 30A1. Take Tram no. 1, from Swanston St. to the corner of Harding st. and Nicholson st. (stop no. 133). Car parking is available in surrounding streets.

Set in the last remaining vegetable field close to Melbourne’s city centre. Audiences will stand in the rows that are filled with organic vegetables and experience this physical theatre performance that promises to bring the surroundings to life. If you love soulful stories, being outdoors, gardening and organic produce then don’t miss In The Field!

Directed by Ilan Abrahams and performed by Nancy Sposato, Julian Chapple, and Suzan Van Den Haam. Tasty Tales of Growth, Love, and Life performed in an organic vegetable field. Captivating stories told with theatre and dance sprout in the heightened and dream like world that is the last remaining vegetable field close to Melbournes city centre. Between the
earth and the sky three lovable and quirky characters share very human stories of their passionate but troubled connections to the land. Come smell the basil, taste the figs and be transported to a place that is unexpectedly close to home. The project is a collaboration with CERES Community Environment Park ( We have been farming and rehearsing in the field since last winter. Come share the fruits of our

‘It is rare to find something philosophically and politically grounded that can also capture so sensuously ones attention. Don Asker, former senior lecturer VCA School of Dance.

$25 full, $20 concession, $20 group bookings of four or more. Email tickets or call 8486 2158.

Wear comfortable walking shoes, and a hat for daytime performances. Bring a raincoat or umbrella if raining lightly. In the event of heavy rain or extreme heat the show will be cancelled. Please call the booking line for details of ticket exchange/refund options. Wheelchair access is possible but please be aware that there is some rough and soft ground which may make it difficult (please let us know in advance).

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