Nick’s self-contained and melancholy existence is cracked open when he is asked to read stories to his niece. He finds himself encountering a malingering sultan, a swashbuckling prince and an ominous siren of the deep. The character of Nick himself suddenly seems far less fixed.

Highly skilled …tight and entertaining…

-Fiona Scott-Norman, The Age Review of 72 Hour Mime Project


Theatre that makes one regret the advent of television

-Andrew Carter 3RRR and Beat Magazine.

…a narrative for our times

-Vivian Langford, Radio 3CR of Ensemble performance with Melbourne Playback

Written and performed by Danny Diesendorf

Directed by Vanessa Chapple

Photography/Image credit: Melisa Chabierski



Nov 23 – 25



 Thur 6.30 | Fri 8.30 | Sat 6.30

Approx. 55 min


La Mama Courthouse 349 Drummond St, Carlton


Tickets Info/

All tickets $15

Phone Booking/

03 9347 6142