NORPA from Lismore returns successfully
A temporary grandstand is filled with 200 people, who bundle up with blankets and beanies to stay warm. Even though it's cold, tonight is a night to celebrate.
The only full-time professional regional theatre company in Australia, NORPA, made its long-awaited return with an original show called Love for One Night
. The show was a celebration of different love stories that aren't quite as perfect as fairy tales. After a successful opening night on
It felt so powerful and beautiful to have a full house and a great crowd laughing and feeling all the feels." Julian Louis, who is the CEO and artistic director, said it was "magical."
"I imagined the parts, but to see them come together in such a way was really a high point in my life." People were
chomping at the bit" for entertainment and live performance, said lighting designer Alex Torney,