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The Neverending Story

NB: This event will close 2 hours before the advertised start time. Call the theatre to see if seats for this performance are available.

This event is scheduled to start at the advertised time, we advise arriving early to avoid parking issues and avoid a lockout period.

 
Directed by JORDAN CUNNINGHAM | Costume Design by SAMANTHA BEAVAN | Stage Management by HARRY BURNS | Production Management by JOSIF JOVANOVSKI
 
Friday 17th September 7:30pm, Saturday 18th September 2:00pm & 7:30pm, Sunday 19th September 2:00pm, Wednesday 22nd September 2:00pm & 7:30pm, Thursday 23rd September 2:00pm, Friday 24th September 2:00pm & 7:30pm, Saturday 25th September 2:00pm

Adults $27 | Concession $22 | Family (2A + 2C) $90

The Roo Theatre Company is proud to present one of the best known fantasies of our time, The Neverending Story: Atreyu and the Great Quest.

Told with all the thrills of a classic adventure, the story begins with Bastian, a lonely boy, who stumbles into a curious bookshop where he discovers a curious book--The Neverending Story. Bastian hides in the attic of his school and begins to read, and a huge adventure surges into life. Fantastica, a land of stories, is being destroyed by the Nothing. The Childlike Empress has chosen Atreyu, a young hunter, to be the Hero of the Great Quest. Atreyu, an orphan, is an unlikely choice, but he accepts and, with his horse and companion, Artax, rides to face the menace. First, he experiences the Nothing and discovers its thoughtless destruction. Then he is guided by a dream to the Swamps of Sadness where he meets Morla, the Ancient One, who reveals another solution. He must find the Childlike Empress a new name. With this new direction, Atreyu faces Ygramul the Many, befriends Falkor the Luck Dragon, and solves the riddles of the three magic gates to meet Uyulala. From her he learns that only a human child can give the Empress a new name. In despair he faces his final test—the werewolf Gmork—and returns to the Childlike Empress without a new name. However, his quest has attracted a human child. It is Bastian himself who calls out a new name for the Empress, and the story rushes to its triumphant and moving conclusion

VENUE:

The Harbour Theatre
Corner of Addison & Wentworth Streets,
Shellharbour Village, NSW, 2529