To Die Will Be An Awfully Big Adventure

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A pirated reproduction of Peter Pans (1904-2023)

The Midnight Horrors X The Peter Pans (Barrie, Disney, Mary Martin's made-for-TV movie, et al).

A DIY bedtime thriller. A pirated reproduction of Peter Pan/s (1904-2023). A lawless inventory of regression. Using pulleys, wire, Happy Thoughts™, and wrapped in gold foil emergency blankets the performers repurpose scenes, chapters, and a memory of an island that doesn't exist.

TO DIE... is a unique collaboration between The Midnight Horrors with: cult performers, an animator, an academic, fashion designers (inc. Winner of World of Wearable Art Prize 2015, and the Winner of Victorian Premier's Design Award for Fashion 2022), writers, musicians, climate activists, outlaws, outcasts, unrecognised geniuses, and bullshit artists.

TO DIE WILL BE AN AWFULLY BIG ADVENTURE A.K.A. The Play That Wouldn't Grow Up includes: postmodernism / postdramatics / surrealism / pastiche / riot grrl / zine culture / punk / anticapitalism / antifascism / anarchy / counter culture / a crocodile / or a dog / climate action / contemporary theatre / live theatre / satire / apocalyptics / hysterics / ironic / heresy / heroism / trouble.

"Surreal...supernatural, mythological"
— ABC Radio

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Event & ticketing details

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Wheelchair Access
Vision Rating less than 50%

Dates & Times

WHEN 6-10 Feb | Tue-Sat 7:30pm
DURATION 110 minutes


FULL $30.00
CONC $25.00
EARLY BIRD 15% discount at checkout on full price tickets until 11pm 19 Dec 2023
3-SHOW 10% discount at checkout on full price tickets when purchasing 3+ eligible events
COMPANION FREE - please email [email protected] to arrange


Theatre Works

14 Acland Street, St Kilda

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3a, 16, 96 to stop 136 (Alfred Square/The Esplanade) | tram 12 to stop 143 (Fitzroy St/Park St)

Event notes


Premiere, New Work, Melbourne Premiere, Australian Premiere


Ages 15+


Nudity, Strong Language, Loud or Sudden Noises

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