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Follow, Follow, Follow

Follow, Follow, Follow
23-27 February, 6.30pm
BATS Theatre – check www.bats.co.nz for venue address
Bookings: www.bats.co.nz $16/13

Dystopian Surrealism: tragic, comic, provocative.


Twelve years ago, six children were placed in a secure environment without outside input.

Now sixteen, they’ve grown up in a behavioural vacuum where there are no adults to tell them ” it's not sensible to wear jandals on a wet day”, to “sit up at the table to eat their dinner” and that they need to “go to bed” at a certain time.

There are no adults to answer all the curious questions children ask when they are trying to make sense of the world, like how babies are made and where food comes from. With this information vacuum the children create their own answers that involve balloons, yellow brick roads and tricycles.

The secure environment with no outside input means the children miss out on being taught by Mum and Dad’s behaviour - the “do as I do”. This raises questions about what exactly is normal behaviour, development, and social interaction, while also creating some comedic moments as the children fill in the missing bits of information to create their own social norms. The “normal” grace for dinner is turned into a routine of giving thanks through singing and dancing around the picnic blanket. The twist in the story is a moment that is chillingly haunting and raises goosebumps on the back of your neck.

Come, watch and experience the show that is Follow Follow Follow…

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