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Nicholas Clark Management and That Science Gang presents

The Alphabet of Awesome Science

26 May 23

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A scientific race through the alphabet — where awesome words inspire awesome science!



26 May 2023, 6.30pm

27 May 2023, 10am

27 May 2023, 1pm


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Running time

60mins, no interval

Audience advice

Contains smoke haze, strobe lighting, loud noises and fire effects. Suitable for ages 5-12 and their families.


$25 – $40

Concession tickets must show ID


Family = 2 Adults + 2 Children OR 1 Adult + 3 Children



Join professors Lexi Con and Noel Edge (the Word Nerd and the Science Freak) for a thrilling voyage through the alphabet – where great big chewy sesquipedalian words inspire mind-blowing scientific surprises.

Professor Lexi Con has curated a curious collection of her favourite words (one for every letter of the alphabet) with each word providing Professor Noel Edge with an inspirational jumping off point for 26 quirky scientific demonstrations – that squish and squirt, float and fly, erupt and explode.

Together, this dad-joke quipping, prank-pulling pair of polished professors strut their stuff in a performance that’s equal parts explosive, messy, spectacular, hilarious, fascinating and gross.

And if things weren’t exciting enough, every show is completely different, with audiences determining the order in which the letters are revealed and explored.

Plus, did we mention, this is a race? The plucky pair of professors have just 52 minutes to complete their alphabetical, scientifical countdown. That’s just 2 minutes per experiment! Will they make it in time…?

Brace yourself for an immersive hour of carefully crafted alphabetical, scientifical, (award-winning!) chaos!

Performers David Lampard and Abby Hampton

Composer Mark Ferguson

Sound Designer Rodney Hutton

Lighting Designer Mark Oakley

This is one of the best children’s shows I have seen.

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