Man About The Dovecote House

$75.00

 

 

Venue: Dovecote by Atelier Andy Carson, Gerringong, NSW

*Please note exact address details will be sent to ticket holders the day before the show*

 

 

Friday 26th February – 7pm – SOLD OUT

Friday 26th February – 9pm – Final new show added

Saturday 27th February – 2pm – SOLD OUT 

Saturday 27th February – 4:30pm – SOLD OUT 

Saturday 27th February – 7pm – SOLD OUT 

 

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Tim Ross and Kit Warhurst are thrilled to hit the road again, performing their award winning show, Man About the House at Dovecote in Gerringong.

This latest version of the skillfully blended comedy, storytelling, music and design show, marries jaw-dropping architecture with an uplifting live performance.

Following rave reviews and sell out season around the globe, don’t miss the opportunity to see inside the stunning Dovecote House, situated in Gerringong, the ‘gateway to the South Coast’, only 1.5 hours drive from Sydney and 2.5 hours drive from Canberra, this stunning house sits proudly where the country meets the sea.

Must see show of the Festival.
New York Times.

Had us in stitches.”
Sunday Times (UK)

Hilarious
The Age.

You will go home with new joy and fondness for the past, delighted by the experience, sated with Cheezels, aching cheeks and sore ribs from so many lol moments. Five Stars

Arts Hub.

Tickets are extremely limited, book now to avoid missing out.

The show runs for one hour and 35 minutes with a short interval.

*** PLEASE NOTE: Exact address details will be sent to ticket holders only ***

Any queries email tickets@themanaboutthehouse.net 

 

Dovecote by Atelier Andy Carson: 

ATELIER ANDY CARSON is an office for design est. in Sydney in 2015. The practice has a focus on exploring the art of living, building and materials.

 

This new home designed by Atelier Andy Carson is a sanctuary from its harsh surrounds, perched on a sprawling coastal site overlooking Werri Beach, New South Wales. Green pastures and paddocks running dairy cows line this 150-acre property on one side, rugged coastal cliffs and ocean on the other. The four bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom main home consists of three linked pavilions, wrapped around a protected courtyard.

 

The architects’ design is inspired by the spectacular landscape. The 180-degree views and breathtaking backdrop called for a respectful celebration of the location. Instead of providing the same view throughout the house with wall to wall glass, the design creates considered framed glimpses of what lies outside. Meanwhile, a storm-viewing room pays tribute to the drama of extreme weather fronts creeping up from the ocean.

 

The clients set the brief based on a clear understanding of how they live. No strangers to the design scene, the couple desired an elegant, comfortable residence for all conditions. Their brief also called for a modest two-bedroom guest house on the site to cater to visitors and extended family.

 

This guest house is inspired by a farm shed, with a plan that’s charmingly simple yet highly considered in its detail. Two decks form a cross axis to the home on the north and south, providing opportunities to chase the sun or seek refuge from harsh winds. The architect and builders teamed up with a local engineering firm to develop the operable façade. Large copper panels that cover the entire western façade can be adjusted to any angle, or fully open to light and views via hydraulic cylinders concealed in the floor space. Occupants are treated to a sensory show as the setting sun penetrates deep into the living space.

Atelier Andy Carson has created a robust family home that actively explores the relationship between building and landscape.

Photographs by Michael Nicholson

 

Dovecote was used as a location for the hit movie The Invisible Man staring Elizabeth Moss.

Additional information

Dovecote Dates

Friday 26th February, 7PM, Friday 26th February, 9PM, Saturday 27th February, 2PM, Saturday 27th February, 4:30PM, Saturday 27th February, 7PM

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