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An impressionistic solo play about one man’s love of theatre and fantasy, told through the life of Sir Robert Helpmann.
'...a riotous and theatrically sophisticated portrait of an artist far beyond the straightjacket of the strictly biographical approach. A classic of the Australian theatre.' Campion Decent, Artistic Director of HotHouse Theatre
'Tyler Coppin’s wryly entertaining one-man frolic with the life, accomplishments and feathery flourishes of Helpmann … rich in detail and legend, is an ideal vehicle for studying prospects for artists in Australia over much of the 20th century.' Murray Bramwell, The Australian, October 19, 2007
'Coppin celebrates the self and the fact that art, as much as sport in this spectator nation, is an essential quality of life. A triumph.' Bryce Hallett, Sydney Morning Herald, February 10, 1999
Winner of the 1999 Edinburgh Fringe First Award
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