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Locked In

By Shock Therapy Productions

When the only key is imagination.

Locked In is a multidisciplinary, physical performance exploring human connection, communication and our sensory and extrasensory experience of the physical world.

Locked In follows the experience of a man who is a prisoner inside a useless body and his wife who cares for him at his bedside. The scene shifts between the harsh and painful reality of the hospital bed and the vibrant, heightened reality of his internal World.

It takes its inspiration from two true stories “Ghost Boy” by Martin Pistorius and “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” by Jean-Dominique Bauby who both shared their experiences of living with Locked-In Syndrome in memoir.

“Locked In gives us a dreamy, poetic and haunting dive deep into the mind of a person who suffers a fate worse than death.…an extremely well performed, beautiful and innovative piece of theatre.” — Kristian Rødvand, Rana Blad (Norway)

Shock Therapy Productions is proudly supported by City of Gold Coast

  • Duration
    75 minutes, no interval.
  • Times
    Evenings: Wed – Sat 7.30pm
    Matinees: Wed 12.00pm & Sat 2.00pm
  • Warning

    This play contains sexual references, adult themes and a blackout.


    Recommended for audiences 13+


    Lockout: Please note, latecomers cannot be admitted once the performance has commenced.

  • Duration
    75 minutes, no interval.
  • Times
    Evenings: Wed – Sat 7.30pm
    Matinees: Wed 12.00pm & Sat 2.00pm
  • Warning

    This play contains sexual references, adult themes and a blackout.


    Recommended for audiences 13+


    Lockout: Please note, latecomers cannot be admitted once the performance has commenced.

Creatives

Director Veronica Neave
Sound Designer
Guy Webster
AV Designer Nathan Sibthorpe
Lighting Designer Geoff Squires

Cast

Hsin-Ju Ely, Sam Foster and Hayden Jones

Presented by

1 – 11 DEC Diane Cilento Studio, Queensland Theatre
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