It’s 1998. Otto is twelve but online he’s thirteen and he’s pretty sure he gets away with it. He lives in an old wooden house with his mum, dad, and sister, a chain-smoking Icelandic granny, and an ancient malevolent troll that’s started living in the wall…
From Trick of the Light Theatre (The Bookbinder, The Road That Wasn’t There) comes a lo-fi wi-fi fable combining storytelling, projection, and puppetry. As smartphones become light sources, laptops transform into skyscrapers, and charger cords morph into puppets, it tells a story both mythic and modern in the vein of Stranger Things.
For adults and children 10+.
“Merging magic realism, sharp writing and… some incredibly clever visuals”
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Fringe Feed, Perth
“Stage fright just right”
– ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ The West Australian, Perth
“Fascinating to watch and never ceases to amaze…
A wonderful mix of mythological and modern storytelling.”
– Dominion Post, Wellington
Outstanding Theatre Award Winner
Fringe Review, Edinburgh, 2019
Children’s Weekly Award Winner
West Arts Editor Weekly Award Winner
Fringe World, Perth, 2019