The Orchid & The Crow

A comedy about an atheist surviving cancer by finding god in Lance Armstrong - with songs!

Daniel Tobias grew up in a Jewish-atheist household. In 2004 he found out he had stage-four testicular cancer and went searching for god. Any god. Enter Lance Armstrong, seven-times winner of the Tour de France and legendary cancer survivor. Lance Armstrong’s story gave Daniel solace and hope when he needed it. Now of course, Armstrong is a fallen angel and after Daniel’s full recovery, he wonders – how many times will he be cheated by a god? This is a story about being let down by your heroes and those who you worship – time and time and time again.

Daniel effortlessly draws us into the inspiring tale of his near-death experience in this funny, uplifting story of faith, family and survival. Part story-telling, part-theatre featuring original songs from the award-winning writers of Otto & Astrid this is an original, accessible, brilliantly clever and ultimately moving story that audiences have described as ‘life-changing’. The play deals with rarely discussed themes in an entertaining, theatrical, accessible and comical form.

4 stars. Turns divine vengeance into comedy gold. – The Age

ONE SHOW ONLY!

Duration 70 minutes, no interval.

Suitable for audiences 15 and over.

There will be a post-show Q & A with Daniel Tobias.

Standard $45

Concession $40

Under 30s $30

OR SUBSCRIBE & SAVE!

 

Winner Best Writing Cabaret 2016 Green Room Awards

Created and performed by Daniel Tobias

Composed by Daniel Tobias and Clare Bartholomew  with John Thorn, Casey Bennetto and Jherek Bischoff

Directed by Christian Leavesley

Lighting Design Lisa Mibus

Script Consultant David Quirk

Produced by Critical Stages & Salvador Dinosaur

  • Friday, May 18 2018 7:30pm

Daniel Tobias grew up in a Jewish-atheist household. In 2004 he found out he had stage-four testicular cancer and went searching for god. Any god. Enter Lance Armstrong, seven-times winner of the Tour de France and legendary cancer survivor. Lance Armstrong’s story gave Daniel solace and hope when he needed it. Now of course, Armstrong is a fallen angel and after Daniel’s full recovery, he wonders – how many times will he be cheated by a god? This is a story about being let down by your heroes and those who you worship – time and time and time again.

Daniel effortlessly draws us into the inspiring tale of his near-death experience in this funny, uplifting story of faith, family and survival. Part story-telling, part-theatre featuring original songs from the award-winning writers of Otto & Astrid this is an original, accessible, brilliantly clever and ultimately moving story that audiences have described as ‘life-changing’. The play deals with rarely discussed themes in an entertaining, theatrical, accessible and comical form.

4 stars. Turns divine vengeance into comedy gold. – The Age

ONE SHOW ONLY!

Duration 70 minutes, no interval.

Suitable for audiences 15 and over.

There will be a post-show Q & A with Daniel Tobias.

Standard $45

Concession $40

Under 30s $30

OR SUBSCRIBE & SAVE!

 

Winner Best Writing Cabaret 2016 Green Room Awards

Created and performed by Daniel Tobias

Composed by Daniel Tobias and Clare Bartholomew  with John Thorn, Casey Bennetto and Jherek Bischoff

Directed by Christian Leavesley

Lighting Design Lisa Mibus

Script Consultant David Quirk

Produced by Critical Stages & Salvador Dinosaur

    

          

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