At a mysterious underground listening club, a host leads you to your table. The lights are turned down low as the venue’s workers go about their business. Placed in front of you is an old rotary-dial telephone and switchboard.
This is your direct connection to The Nightline — a collection of over 600, real-life, anonymous voice messages left by our city's night owls between midnight and 6am. The messages, interwoven with a sound score, are just for you, no one else will hear the voices speaking to you on the other end.
The special hotline — by audio-theatre maker Roslyn Oades and sound artist Bob Scott — has received messages from truckies alone on the open road, pokies winners and bored shift workers eating Vegemite scrolls; musical serenades and poems; angry rants and confessions of love. Find companionship with the sleepless — pick up the handset and let the night speak to you.
Part of the Rising Festival.
Photo credit: Joshua Morris
Dates and times
|Wed 26 May||
|Thu 27 May||
|Fri 28 May||
|Sat 29 May||
|Sun 30 May||
|Mon 31 May||
|Tue 1 Jun||
|Wed 2 Jun||
|Thu 3 Jun||
|Fri 4 Jun||
|Sat 5 Jun||
|Sun 6 Jun||
|Mon 7 Jun||
Price and bookings
From $18 to $20
|Adult / general $20|
|Student / concession $18|
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