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Kristina Olsson's

Boy, Lost

Adapted for the stage by Katherine Lyall-Watson
Directed by Caroline Dunphy

Boy, Lost is a true story of a boy’s lifelong search for his mother.

Adapted from Kristina Olsson’s award-winning memoir, Boy, Lost is a dynamic new production by Queensland Theatre’s 2020 resident company, Belloo Creative. A true story of a boy snatched from his mother’s arms and their journey back to one another, this is an ultimately uplifting story of survival.

Travelling down the train tracks of the east coast of Australia and spanning fifty years, the play ricochets from post war Brisbane to Cairns and Sydney as it follows one boy’s life long search and a family’s journey from loss to redemption.

Told in Belloo Creative’s signature style of fluid storytelling and physicality, Boy, Lost combines dramatic storytelling and nuanced music theatre to create a testament to the tenacity of the human spirit.

From the book by Kristina Olsson
Adapted for the stage by Katherine Lyall-Watson

  • Duration
    75 minutes, no interval
  • Times
    Preview: Sat 29 Oct 2.00pm
    Opening Night: Sat 29 Oct 7.30pm
    Evenings: Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat
    Matinees: Wed & Sat
  • Night with the Artists

    Wed 2 Nov 2022 1.00pm with author Kristina Olsson
    Thu 3 Nov 2022 7.30pm with author Kristina Olsson
    Fri 4 Nov 2022 7.30pm with cast & creatives

  • Warning

    This show contains stylised depictions of domestic violence and child abuse.


  • Duration
    75 minutes, no interval
  • Times
    Preview: Sat 29 Oct 2.00pm
    Opening Night: Sat 29 Oct 7.30pm
    Evenings: Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat
    Matinees: Wed & Sat
  • Night with the Artists

    Wed 2 Nov 2022 1.00pm with author Kristina Olsson
    Thu 3 Nov 2022 7.30pm with author Kristina Olsson
    Fri 4 Nov 2022 7.30pm with cast & creatives

  • Warning

    This show contains stylised depictions of domestic violence and child abuse.


Creatives

Director & Co-creator Caroline Dunphy
Dramaturg Kathryn Kelly
Lighting Designer David Walters
Set and Costume Designer Penny Challen
Sound Designer Brady Watkins
Composer Morgan Francis
Assistant Director
Kristen Maloney

Cast

Zoe Houghton
Hsiao-Ling Tang
Colin Smith
Morgan Francis
Jeremiah Wray

Partners

Supported by Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative.

This production has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

Creative development was supported by Brisbane City Council Creative Sparks program. The Creative Sparks Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council to support local arts and culture in Brisbane.

29 Oct — 19 Nov Diane Cilento Studio
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