Kinesonic is a full-length family show currently being developed by Vagabond’s Hat. The show is a quirky mix of circus, slapstick comedy and innovative music-making weaved together in a joyful, surreal, musical journey of companionship and creation. The completed show will premiere late February 2014.
The piece is set in a parallel world that seems to be living through all eras since the beginning of the industrial revolution at once. We meet a workforce of four distinct characters who are as odd as the world they live in: a questionable Victorian inventor, a wannabe WWI pilot, a 1950s factory worker, and a twitchy 1970s mechanic. Their existence seems to revolve around one thing… Kinesonic! The machine fuelled by music and discovery. The machine was born out of the imagination of a Victorian inventor and has since lived through the ages with help from these four unlikely characters. Parts have been added from across the technological age, the machine making use of lasers, valves, rubber balls and microchips. We join Victor, Ratchet, Kiwi and Blanket as they live out a working day in this topsy-turvy industrialised world full of fantasy and possibility!