by curious directive
Summer, 1995. Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Meera is 11. It’s her first sleepover with Lily and Shaun. The three friends record songs from the radio onto cassette, play games on SEGA Mega Drive and swap fragments of coral.
Outside, police divers hover over the moonlit Great Barrier Reef, searching for a missing girl, Ashleigh Richardson.
Winter, 2018. Sydney, Australia.
23 years later, following the emergence of new evidence, the investigation into the disappearance of Ashleigh Richardson is reopened.
Meera is a coral reef scientist. A detective interrupts her research and forces her to excavate her past.
FROGMAN is a coming-of-age thriller exploring the fragility of the childhood imagination. Audiences experience the 1995 storyline using VR headsets, in this ground-breaking Virtual Reality-live theatre hybrid from the boundary-pushing, Norwich-based curious directive.
A curious directive, Hull UK City of Culture 2017, The Deep aquarium, The Old Market Theatre co-production in association with Brisbane Powerhouse.
Autumn tour presented by house
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