From award-winning NZ company Trick of the Light Theatre (The Road That Wasn’t There) comes a story of mystery, magic and mayhem. An old man sits down to read the tale of an erstwhile bookbinding apprentice.
As he speaks the story spills from the pages and into the bindery – from pop-up book to puppetry, story-telling to live action – weaving an original dark fairytale in the vein of Neil Gaiman. From writer/performer Ralph McCubbin Howell, and director/designer Hannah Smith, The Bookbinder is an inventive one-man performance for adults and children 8+.
“A beautiful, articulate and engaging show that is as engaging as it is mysterious.” - alledinburghtheatre.com
“Spell-binding storytelling at its purest and best.” - Theatreview, NZ