Laser Beak Man

A Dead Puppet Society, La Boite and Brisbane Festival production in association with PowerArts By David Morton, Nicholas Paine and Tim Sharp. With music by Sam Cromack (Ball Park Music).

Tim Sharp, the creator of Laser Beak Man, was diagnosed with Autism when he was three years old. Doctors explained to his mother Judy that he would never speak and told her to put him away and forget about him. But Judy was determined to find a way to communicate with her son and introduced him to drawing. When he was eleven, Tim invented Laser Beak Man. 

Power City is the most beautiful city in the world, clean, pure, perfect; but not by accident.

Local hero Laser Beak Man works hard to keep it that way. Drawing energy from the underground Magna Crystals that power the City his beak has the ability to shoot lasers that turn bad to good. That is until Peter Bartman, evil genius, and Laser Beak Man’s estranged childhood friend, steals the Magna Crystals using the Thriller Driller. Robbed of his superpowers, Laser Beak Man must find a way to stop his oldest nemesis from destroying Power City. In a story jam-packed with the trademark humour and visual puns that come from his literal interpretation of language, Laser Beak Man is a new visual theatre work by the Dead Puppet Society and Tim Sharp that explodes with colour and energy.

Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts

Auslan and Relaxed Performances

The performance on Friday 17 January, 11am, will be accompanied by an AUSLAN translator. If you require to be seated close to the interpreter for this performance, please contact Ticketing and Services Manager Bernadette Grogan on [email protected].

The performance on Saturday 18 January, 11am, will be a relaxed performance. A relaxed performance is one that has been modified slightly to consider the needs and preferences of people with disabilities and their companions. Please call is on 5588 4000 for more information.

Eats & Drinks before the show?

We highly recommend booking at our Café and our foyer bar is open 60 mins prior to performances.


Getting Here

Did you know you can now also catch a ferry to HOTA. Travelling between Surfers and the Broadwater Parklands, with stops at HOTA, Marina Mirage and Sea World, the ferry will provide an alternative way to get here. Kids ride free until end of Feb.

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