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The Paper Cinema’s Odyssey (20 March)

Homer’s island-hopping tales of gods and monsters retold as you’ve never seen them before, with a joyful combination of cut-out characters and live music.

Since they last visited Flatpack in 2009 the basic ingredients of Paper Cinema have remained pretty much the same, with illustrations on cut-out cereal boxes moved deftly in front of an onstage camera to create a film live before your eyes. The canvas is bigger now though; a wider pallete of visual effects, an expanded music ensemble led by Chris Reed, and more ambitious story-telling (it doesn’t get much more epic than Homer). The group arrive in Birmingham with a typically playful take on Greek mythology, a show which has been entrancing audiences around the world. This may be one of the last chances to catch it.

Also showing on Saturday 21 March.


Date :
March 20, 2015 @ 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:
cut-out, Epic, paper cinema, performance
This event was part of Flatpack 9


Birmingham REP, The Studio
Broad Street
Birmingham, B1 2EP
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Tickets will be available from the venue on the day - box office opens 30 minutes before the advertised event start time.

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