New musical is 'proof of concept'
A new musical production, A Voyage To Arcturus is by Green Point actor and composer Mr Phil Moore, will be presented at the Peninsula Theatre on September 27.
He said the performance would be "proof of concept": more than a workshop but not quite a full production.
Mr Moore said his musical tells the story of a young man searching for the meaning of life while on an alien planet.
A comic adventure, Mr Moore's work is based on the 1920s sci-fi fantasy novel of the same name written by David Lindsay.
"It's about a young man called Maskull, who like all of us, wants to understand the big questions: What's it all for, why are we here, what happens when we die?
"To find answers he must travel to the planet of Tormance, in the binary star-system of Arcturus but the lessons will not be easy.
"In fact, he will almost die twice before he reaches his final destination and meet a lot of very strange people along the way.
"His absent guide on this journey is Krag, who seems to be the devil incarnate, and who abandons Maskull on this desolate and bizarre planet to fend for himself.
"He is not completely alone, though.
"Seraphina is with him every step of the way, challenging Krag and guiding our hero on his quest, even if he doesn't realise it," Mr Moore said.
"With music ranging from classic rock to orchestral, blues and Latin, this performance also showcases the innovative use of projection mapping," Mr Moore said.
Voyage To Arcturus will have have several performances until October 6.
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Phil Moore, Green Point