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13 Apr 2018 | 10.30am - 2.00pm

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Kaput will have two sessions: Friday 13 April, 10.30am & 1pm

Critical Stages and Koral Chandler in association with Casula Powerhouse present Kaput

Kaput, the multi-award winning family show has melted hearts of all ages around the world with it's glorious brand of slapstick, acrobatics and total silliness. Be swept up in the mayhem that is the larger-than-life 'elegant buffoon' Tom Flanagan, as one man’s life is flipped upside-down by the lonely, dust-covered world that surrounds him. This clumsy ‘Mr. Fixit’ takes one step forward and two-steps back in a highly skilled, hilariously funny and beautifully poignant bit of madness.

Tom’s first solo show - Kaput - opened early 2012 to a premier sold-out season at the Adelaide Fringe Festival in the Garden of Unearthly Delights, where it was nominated for Best Circus & Physical Theatre. It then went on to receive critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where the show won Mervyn Stutter's Spirit of the Fringe Award, and was listed by the Scotsman as one of the top 5 comedy shows at the Fringe.

Since then Tom Flanagan’s silent slapstick acrobatic comedy show Kaput has toured four continents, won countless awards and collected fans from 5 to 95 years old.

Devised & Performed by Tom Flanagan
Director Gareth Bjaaland
Producer Koral Chandler

About Tom Flanagan

The larger-than-life acclaimed acrobatic clown Tom Flanagan has been tumbling, twisting, flying and falling since the age of six.

A graduate of the Flying Fruit Circus, Tom Flanagan has performed at festivals and circuses around the world, collecting praise and critical acclaim including the Argus Angel and Star of the Festival awards.

The self-professed ‘elegant buffoon’ co-created and starred in numerous performances and companies including: The Tom Tom Crew, Circus Oz, Briefs ‘The Second Coming’, Amy Saunders’ ‘The Crack’ and ‘The Mess’, Circa, Legs On The Wall ‘My Bicycle Loves You’, Club Swizzle and more.

“(Kaput) just reaches in and puts a string of coloured lights around your heart.” - The Scotsman

“Tom Flanagan’s silent-movie clowning in Kaput is pure delight.“ - The Australian

Event Information

LocationCasula Powerhouse
Arts Centre

Duration60 mins

AgesAll ages

CostAdult: $35
Concession: 25
Seniors: $24
Child under 16: $20
call box office
for group tickets

Phone02 9824 1121


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