THE CABIN! By Joseph O’Farrell (JOF) THE CABIN! By Joseph O’Farrell (JOF)

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THE CABIN! is a horror show written by kids, for adults.

Part David Lynch thriller, part Fright Night drive-in flick, everything from the set to characters and sound effects has been designed by primary school students for adult audiences in this gory spectacular!

Created by, internationally acclaimed artist, JOF with Emily Tomlins in collaboration with over 200 primary school students from the UK and Australia. Featuring giant inflatable monsters, talking bins and an impending zombie apocalypse that will destroy us all!

Performed by two straight-laced adults, five demonic children and a disgruntled teen guitarist providing a live soundtrack.

Do YOU have what it takes to survive? 



Leading artist and performer – Joseph O’Farrell (JOF)

Co-devisor and performer – Emily Tomlins

Director – Sarah Austin

Producers – Jo Porter and Kate Hancock

Set design – Darryl Cordell

Sound design – Steph O’Hara

Lighting – Jen Hector

Costume design – Emily Barrie

Teen Guitarist – Mariela Anderson

In collaboration with 200 + School children (UK/AUS)


Please find the audio introduction here.

Please find the auslan trailer here.

Please find the relaxed performance pack here.



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3 July - 13 July, 2019


Wed - Sat 8pm, Sunday 6pm, Sat matinee 2pm (Sat 13 July)


Main Hall, Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre


55mins, no interval




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Additional Info

May contain loud sound effects, smoke effects, strobe lighting, mild coarse language. Parental guidance is required for children under 15 years
Auslan interpreted – Thursday 11 July at 8pm
Relaxed performance – Saturday 13 July at 2pm
Audio Description – Saturday 13 July at 2pm

Darebin City Council
274 Gower St, Preston Victoria 3072

Phone: (03) 8470 8888
Fax: (03) 8470 8888