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Press

”I highly doubt any $40 million Broadway spectacles could pack such an emotional wallop into two-and-a-half hours as Mr. Watts does into 45 minutes.”

BroawdayWorld.com

”[The] underwater micro-epic has as big a heart as its unlikely hero, and offers a whale of a time in a minature format."

Lyn Gardner, The Guardian (UK)

”...an epic fantastical puppet/live animation music filled adventure that's at once heartbreaking and hilarious. If Pixar had a theatrical division, one would think (and hope) thay'd create something like this now."

Daniel John Kennedy, NYTheatre.com


“Their run here with Alvin truly was a highlight of my presenting career.”

-Sharon Moore, NSCU

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Repertory

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer is a multi award-winning one-man micro-epic puppet show that melds technology and multimedia into a touching story about love, loss, and heroism in a post-apocalyptic world. Created by Tim Watts, the performer employs an unique blend of mime, puppetry, live and recorded music, and live animation to present an exploration of the next and oldest frontier: the deep blue sea...>more info

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It's Dark Outside, comissioned by Perth Theatre Company, is created and performed by Tim Watts, Arielle Gray and Chris Isaacs with music composed by Rachael Dease. Puppetry, mask, animation and live performance are all expertly intertwined by the superbly talented cast to create a grand epic western about adventure, redemption and dementia.

As the sun sets, an old man and his noble tent go wandering into the wild. He is losing his mind. Swept up in a surreal world, he is on the run...>more info

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Creators' Bios
Tim Watts is a performer, deviser, director, producer, puppeteer and animator. He is a founding member of Weeping Spoon Productions, an international multi-award winning independent theatre company based in Perth, Western Australia and has recently co-created The Last Great Hunt, a theater company, also based in Perth, Australia. He has performed/devised/directed theatre and participated in various workshops all around the world... >more info

Chris Isaacs (Co-creator, It's Dark Outside)
Chris has worked in independent and professional theatre for the past five years. He has credits as a writer, stage manager, mechanist and lighting designer... >more info

 

Arielle Gray (Co-creator, It's Dark Outside)
Arielle Gray
is a performer and theatre maker. She assisted in the creation of the multi-award winning The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer with Tim Watts. Her other theatre credits include... >more info

Downloads and Links
Websites:
Perth Theatre Company
The Last Great Hunt

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Promo for The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
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Photo Gallery

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik- Photographer, Michelle Robin Anderson The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik- Photo by Michelle Robin Anderson <em>The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik Tim Watts in The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik- Photographer, Michelle Robin Anderson St John Cowcher in Alvin Sputnik, Photo by Richard Jefferson Sam Longley in The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik, Photo by Ella Wright
  <em>It's Dark Outside, Photo courtesy of Perth Theatre Company</em> <em>It's Dark Outside, Photo courtesy of Perth Theatre Company</em> <em>It's Dark Outside, Photo courtesy of Perth Theatre Company</em> <em>It's Dark Outside, Photo courtesy of Perth Theatre Company</em> <em>It's Dark Outside, Photo courtesy of Perth Theatre Company</em>

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2013/2014 Tour Dates

Wed-Fri
Sept 26-28, 2013

Weber State University
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Ogden, UT

Tue, Oct 1

Wenatchee Performing Arts Center
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
Wenatchee, WA

Fri & Sat,
Oct 4 & 5

Edison Theatre
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
St. Louis, MO

Wed-Th & Sat
Oct 9-10 & 12

Festival of Firsts
It's Dark Outside


Pittsburgh, PA

Fri-Sun,
Oct 18-20

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
Costa Mesa, CA

Thu-Sun
Oct 24-27

NCSU Center Stage
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer


Raleigh, NC

Wed-Fri
Jan 15-19, 2014

Manitoba Theatre for Young People
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada

Thurs-Sat
Jan 23-25

Brigham Young University
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Provo, UT

Fri, Jan 31

Raritan Valley Community College
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Branchburg, NJ

Sat, Feb 1

Emelin Theatre
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Mamaroneck, NY

Thurs-Sun
Feb 6-9

 Artisphere
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Arlington, VA

Tues-Sat
Apr 29-May 3

The Long Center
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Austin, TX

Wed-Sat
May 7-10

Chicago Humanities
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
Chicago, IL

Tues-Thu
May 13-15

Walton Arts Center
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Fayetteville, AR
Please check back soon for newly announced tour dates!
 
 
   
       
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