The Last Lighthouse Keeper

Black Hole Theatre

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"I was really impressed by your insight and expression of such an important but not openly discussed subject. It's no wonder you were able to draw in such a talented group of artists to bring it to life!"
Audience Review

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 and 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


Costs per day – 1 day includes 2 performances - 2 puppeteers/performers (with onsite greenroom/storage space) = $1300 + GST Please Note: This quote includes all wages, on costs, and Melbourne travel.

School Term:
Term 2, Term 3, Term 4



Tech Specs for Venue –
6 meters X 4 meters minimum playing space
Access to 2 power points
Option to black out the space depending on lighting
Access to the venue 2 hours prior to performance
Parking space close to the venue for bump in and bump out
Private room for performers to prepare pre-show with bathroom access

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