LIFE – the show
8–26 JANUARY Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent $70–$89 + BF 70 MINS
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  • Wed 8 Jan at 6pm
    Thu 9 Jan at 8.30pm
    Fri 10 Jan at 5.30pm
    Sat 11 Jan at 7pm
    Sun 12 Jan at 4pm
    Tue 14 Jan at 8.30pm
    Wed 15 Jan at 6pm
    Thu 16 Jan at 8pm
    Fri 17 Jan at 6pm
    Fri 17 Jan at 8pm
    Sat 18 Jan at 7.30pm
    Sat 18 Jan at 9.30pm
    Sun 19 Jan at 4pm
    Sun 19 Jan at 6.30pm
    Tue 21 Jan at 8pm
    Wed 22 Jan at 5.30pm
    Thu 23 Jan at 8pm
    Fri 24 Jan at 5.30pm
    Sat 25 Jan at 6pm
    Sat 25 Jan at 8pm
    Sun 26 Jan at 3pm

  • Priority Entry Full Price – $80–$89
    General Admission Full Price – $70–$79
    General Admission Concession – $63–$71
    General Admission Under 30s – $39 (allocation exhausted)
    + booking fee
LIFE – the show

From Strut & Fret, the mad-genius makers behind LIMBO (Sydney Festival 2014 and 2015) and Cantina (Sydney Festival 2013), comes a joyful celebration of what it means to be alive – from first meeting to first mating, from birth-control to breastfeeding, and beyond.

Charge your glass, raise your hands and let the cast of international prodigies and deviants take you on an adventure into hedonistic theatrical anarchy.

Step into the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent with international clowning royalty Goos Meeuwsen and Helena Bittencourt (Cirque du Soleil), powerhouse singer Fantine, bass sax supremo Blaise Garza (Violent Femmes), dancer and vocalist Rechelle Mansour (Velvet), tap dancer Hilton Denis (LIMBO), aerialists Elke Uhd (Palazzo) and Oscar Kaufmann (Cirque du Soleil), and powerhouse American drummer Attis Clopton.

Be warned: this show contains drug references, full frontal nudity, attempted pyrokinesis and adult concepts (AKA exactly what you’re expecting).

Important Info

Licensed Venue - under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Warning - this performance contains drug references, full frontal nudity, strong and frequent coarse language, attempted pyrokinesis, and adult concepts.  

Non-toxic, non-staining paint and powder is used at the end of this performance.

Priority Entry tickets allow patrons first entry into the venue. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the performance to ensure early access is possible.

Ticket holders will receive a coloured wristband on arrival. Listen out for your colour to be called to gain entry to the Spiegeltent.

Cast and Credits
Creative Director: Scott Maidment
Artistic Associates: Spencer Novich and Nick Beyeler
Choreographers: Hilton Denis & Rechelle Mansour
Music Arrangement: Steve Toulmin
Visual Effects: Mik Lavage and Perceptual Engineering
Cast: Helena Bittencourt, Hilton Denis, Rechelle Mansour, Goos Meeuwsen, Elke Uhd, Oscar Kaufmann
Musicians: Attis Clopton (drums), Blaise Garza (sax & flute), Fantine Pritoula (singer)
Costume Design: James Browne

Aerial tube act created by Nick Beyeler for LIFE – the show and is used with permission

$70–$89 + BF
"Nothing short of stupendous"
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