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Dead Horse Gap is an original story set in a fictional NSW south coast town in the uneasy settlement period between 1850 and 1880. The performance will combine music, projections, movement, text and lighting to create a quirky noir western atmosphere, surreal landscape, bizarre characters and the poetic iconography of the hero’s fatal journey into wilderness. This a new theatre work is co-produced by Tathra-based company Crimson Rosella in partnership with Merrigong Theatre Company in Wollongong. Along with co-creators are Lindy Hume, Leland Kean (co-directing) and Candelo-based musician/songwriter Heath Cullen, Kirli will join a creative team as that is made up of some of the country’s finest theatre artists including digital artist Mic Gruchy, novelist Rohan Wilson, designer Katja Handt and lighting designer Damien Cooper as a co-writer.