// Writer, Producer & Music Director - Graham Coupland // Artistic Director - Terence O’Connell //

// Choreography - Yvette Lee // Costume Design - Clockwork Butterfly // Original Songs - Platonic //




// What the critics said about The Carnival of Lost Souls

“Graham Coupland’s Gothic Cabaret is magnificent” ★★★★☆

“The Carnival of Lost Souls runs in its own league” ★★★★

“This is a must-see show!”

“This wonderful Gothic circus was spellbinding”

“Mind-bending circus, theatre, cabaret and music extravaganza!”

“A beautiful yin and yang blend of music, art and physical performance”

“The Carnival Of Lost Souls is a circus cabaret show that is a cut above”

“Noir from beginning to end… a wonderful and unique Spiegeltent experience”

“A circus-like you have never seen before… a unique experience that evokes a sense of magic”

“This is a show to startle, delight and stir the emotions all wrapped up in a Gothic love story: truly theatre Noir”

“Nothing short of breathtaking… I thoroughly enjoyed this show and I couldn't keep the smile off my face throughout the performance… go and see this wonderful show”

“A dramatic combination of music, dance and circus performance… the Carnival of Lost Souls succeeds in capturing the audience in an eerie atmosphere and inspiring awe at the mastery of its cast”

“The Carnival of Lost Souls is a show unlike any other… a wonderful balance of acrobatic feats, lovingly crafted costumes and eerie Gothic rock soundtrack”

“This dramatic performance has an intriguing cabaret combination of live music, magic, singing, drama, Bolero dancing and a variety of perfectly executed circus acts”

“The gasps of amazement from the audience and the applause that followed when I saw the show is indicative of the wonder and sheer enjoyment to be had from this production”

“What sets this show above many others is the detail of its theatricality… stunningly conceived… I simply loved the cohesion of the world they create and really enjoyed giving myself over to it”

“A unique show… I was fascinated by the magic of characters and content”

“An excellent showcasing of entertainers, musicians, singers, dancers, circus performers, cabaret, magic, mime, acrobatics, and things you cannot even put into one specific category”



// There is no light without the darkness…

// A uniquely original take on the Circus, Musical Theatre and Cabaret genres, THE CARNIVAL OF LOST SOULS tells the tragic tale of unrequited love and loss, set amongst the mayhem and splendour of a 18th Century Circus.

Created by Graham Coupland (The Gangsters’ Ball) and featuring some of Australia’s best physical entertainers, musicians & singers, this is a show like no other.

Backed by a highly emotive original score, written and performed live by PLATONIC, the audience is taken on a mystical and atmospheric journey into the dark heart of a vintage Circus fraternity where nothing is as it seems.

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