The Last Lighthouse Keeper

Black Hole Theatre

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“This was one of the best shows we’ve seen. The students had such a wonderful time and such a rich discussion”
Trinity Catholic School

On a rocky outcrop facing the sea a Lighthouse, a Keeper, and his wife the Fisherwoman live a wonderful life in the open air, with the fish, the birds, and the changing seasons. Until the Fisherwoman is taken by a storm.

The Lighthouse and the Keeper feel devastated. They tried so hard and still, they failed! They grieve. The old man grows lonely, solitary, and cranky. Then two young Fisher-folk move in just down the shore. They are foolish and funny. The Keeper stays away. The young ones laugh, tease one another, work but not too hard, every day is filled with joy – until a storm sweeps one of them away.

The Lighthouse, remembering what happened before, uses all her power, and a bit of magic, to save the day. Written by Katie Reeve, this beautiful new work will engage and enthral children of all ages as its characters come to life to share a story of longing and companionship.

After each performance, students will be engaged in a Q&A discussion about the story, puppetry, and theatricality led by Black Hole Theatre's artistic team.

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Show Details



Year Level Suitability

Kinder to 3-6

Curriculum area

The Arts - Drama


Power Of Friendship, Grief And Loss, Companionship, Humour, Courage, Bravery, Resilience


Comedy, Drama, Physical Theatre, Puppetry


30 Minutes plus 15 minute interactive discussion


Costs per day – 1 day includes 2 performances - $750 plus gst per performance

School Term:
Term 2, Term 3, Term 4



Tech Requirements –
Access to 2 power points

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