© 2019 by Matt Edgerton

Lé Nør [the rain]

Image by David Collins

Dates: February 2019 for Perth Festival

Company: The Last Great Hunt

Role: Associate Director* and Co-Creator

* As Associate Director I worked in close collaboration with lead artist, performer and director Tim Watts to realise the vision of the creative team. For the final weeks of the process I was the primary director of the work, fine-tuning the detail of storytelling and performance with the cast and creatives.

Nominated for two 2019 Helpmann Awards: Best New Australian Work, Best Scenic Design

About

A faux foreign film live on stage.

From the multi-award winning team behind IT’S DARK OUTSIDE, THE IRRESISTIBLE, NEW OWNER, and ALVIN SPUTNIK comes a deeply romantic visual extravaganza that will reignite your love of humanity.

Somewhere in the northern seas lies the small island nation of Sólset. Once a thriving metropolis, a decades-long drought has plagued the community and only a hopeful few remain.

A faux foreign film performed live each night, Perth theatre makers The Last Great Hunt combine cinematic mastery and theatrical magic to tell interwoven stories of love in a world that’s falling apart.

Premiering at Perth Festival 2019, Lé Nør [the rain] invites the audience to witness both the onscreen story and the behind-the-scenes action in a nostalgic celebration of everything worth fighting for.

Responses

Superbly executed...a sheer delight!

The Australian 

Superbly genius performance making!

Witness Performance 

 

The fantastic script and performances elevate the film from a clever gimmick to something nothing short of spectacular. 

Isolated Nation

 

It is undeniably the work of genius, both in concept and execution.

Pelican Magazine

It’s a technical achievement, with a personality and charisma, like nothing we’ve seen from a West Australian company. The result is awe-inspiring!

Seesaw Magazine

...heartfelt yet hilarious, and engaging at every turn. 

ArtsHub