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Silo Theatre's new play as bizarre as a three-eyed fish

Silo Theatre's new play as bizarre as a three-eyed fish

Carrie Green performs in Mr Burns, A Post-Electric Play
The ensemble perform a scene in Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play
Olivia Tennet and Joel Tobeck perform a scene from Mr Burns, A Post-Electric Play.

A lot has changed since 1989. Back then, the Berlin Wall was still standing, the internet was in its infancy and Geoffrey Palmer had just taken over from David Lange as Prime Minister.

Throughout the last 30 years of political turmoil, natural disasters, terror attacks and seismic shifts in technology and society, one constant has withstood it all: The Simpsons.

"It is a time capsule of America," says theatre-maker Oliver Driver of the television animated series. "It has referenced so many cultural icons; so many cultural icons have been in it. It's one show that has encapsulated America. Everyone relates to The Simpsons."

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