The road to the Tree of Life is long and treacherous, and the forest is littered with the remains of unfortunate travelers…Life is a Carousel is a chaotic whirlwind of psychotic mayhem, a grotesquery of improbable creatures and their efforts to make sense of a senseless world.
Life is a Carousel premiered to a sold out season at the Melbourne International Festival of Puppetry, La Mama Theatre, Carlton, Melbourne, 2017.
Devised and Directed by Gonzalo Varela and Lachlan Plain
Puppeteers & Performers: Lachlan Plain, Gonzalo Varela, Julian Chapple & Phil Woodward
Set Design by Gonzalo Varela Puppets by Gonzalo Varela and Lachlan Plain Music by Pedro Fuentes
Dramaturged by John-Paul Hussey
Created with the support of Voodoo Productions
Film by Lachlan Plain
Photos by Magic Lantern Studios and Darren Gill
February 14, 2021