Performance: Toby Or Not To Be - Stories of Death and Dying

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2022 at 12:00:00 AM

Join us at The Literature Centre for Toby or Not to Be – Stories of Death and Dying.

The performance is a collaboration between storyteller Tanya Batt and musician Peter Forster. It is a weave of song, music, contemplation, and conversations with traditional stories that consider our relationship with death and life.

About the Performance
Toby or Not to Be – Stories of Death and Dying is a performance of traditional wisdom tales and music threaded through a series of conversations with a child about death and dying. It explores how ‘we’ think about death, or more to the point, often don’t want to think about death. 
The performance is suitable for adults and children over 10 years when accompanied by a guardian.
Time and Date
Friday 16 September, 7.00pm to 8.30pm AWST
Tickets are $20 (+booking fee) and can be purchased via Humanitix
The Literature Centre, corner Knutsford St and Hampton Rd, Fremantle.

Free parking is available on the grass near the entry gate. We look forward to seeing you there.

“Rarely have I seen a performance more seamlessly and intimately presented.” - Anne Somerville

“A subject told in a beautiful deep, warm and at times humorous way.” - Lynda Pudney

Toby or Not to Be – Stories of Death and Dying was the winner of the Dunedin City of Literature 'Beyond Words' 2022 Fringe Award.

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For further inquiries about the venue, please call 08 9430 6869

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