Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

Venue Lennox Theatre
Dates 14 January - 23 January 2022
Category Theatre (Live and Digital)

The Javaad Alipoor Company and Riverside’s National Theatre of Parramatta
in association with Sydney Festival

In 1992 Iranian popstar and refugee Fereydoun Farrokhzad was found brutally murdered.

The case was never solved. This preview snapshot of Javaad Alipoor’s new work explores violence, digital culture and the post-colonial world.

An exciting new collaboration between National Theatre of Parramatta and Manchester based Javaad Alipoor Company which takes stories beyond the stage through powerful multi-platform creations that explore the intersection of politics and technology in the contemporary world.

Event Format
There are two ways to experience Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World.
1. Live performance -This will take place in person at Riverside Theatres.
2. Digital online performance
 – This will be livestreamed via Riverside Digital. A link to the livestream will be sent via email prior to the event.
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Supported by the UK/Australia Season Patrons Board, the British Council and the Australian Government as part of the UK/Australia Season.


Writer/Director Javaad Alipoor
Performer Collaborator King Raam,
Dramaturg Natalie Diddams
Dramaturg Chris Thorpe
Production, Lighting Designer Benjamin Brockman
Composer, Sound Design Me-Lee Hay
Multimedia Designer Mark Bolotin
Content and Video Design Limbic Cinema
Creative Collaborators Tanuja Amarasuriya and Kirsty Housley
Stage Manager Ruth Horsfall
Production Manager Daniel Holdsworth
Executive Producer Nick Sweeting, Javaad Alipoor Company
Executive Producer Joanne Kee, National Theatre of Parramatta
UK Production Management Dom Baker and The Production Family
Assistant to the Director Tiffany Wong, Creative Futures
Technician Tom French
Drapery Viviana Maturana

Supported by the UK/Australia Season Patrons Board, the British Council and the Australian Government as part of the UK/Australia Season.

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Dates and Times:

Friday 14 January 2022 at 8pm
Saturday 15 January 2022 at 1pm
Saturday 15 January 2022 at 7pm

Friday 21 January 2022 at 8pm
Saturday 22 January 2022 at 8pm
Sunday 23 January 2022 at 7pm


Approx. 1 hour and 24 minutes

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30 Club Member $35
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Groups 8+ $45
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