The Outhouse

The Outhouse

The Outhouse will take you on an interactive journey into the ridiculous and sublime.

Meet Hope and Luna.  Two clowns launching into outer space in their outhouse rocket to give planet earth the rest and rejuvenation she needs.  This two-woman physical comedy for all ages combines clown, shadow puppetry and animation to create an experience that will touch your heart and make your spirits soar.


  • Director: Bridget Boyle
  • Dramaturg: Andrew Cory
  • Set Designer: Josh McIntosh
  • Animator: Andi Spark


Phoebe Manning and Sarah Whitehead are physical theatre performers based in Meanjin. They are passionate about creating multi-disciplinary, accessible work that builds community and fosters connection.


This show will have translation by Deaf Connect. 

“Take your kids . Take yourselves. It’s such a fun show. Clever, witty, heartfelt, sassy & dorky all at once!”

Audience member
Image credit: Joel Devereux

AUSLAN Interpreter
This show will have translation by Deaf Connect. 

Visual Content Rating
50: This work is a physical performance piece, with dialogue, background music and sound.

Companion Cards
Horizon Festival is proud to support the Companion Card program. Companion Card holders are eligible for a second ticket at no cost for their companion.

To access a complimentary companion ticket, please contact our team via

Any other access requirements
We welcome all audiences to Horizon Festival and strive to make every event and performance as accessible as possible.

We are always open to discussing your individual requirements to assist wherever possible. If you’d like to speak to someone about your access requirements, please contact us during business hours at (07) 5475 7272 or

Wheelchair Accessibility
This venue is accessible to people who use wheelchairs. Seating for people who use wheelchairs will be clearly marked.

Accessible bathrooms are available on site within the Wonderland Spiegeltent Festival Hub garden.

Accessible car parks are available at the northern end of the carpark adjacent to The Wonderland Spiegeltent.

Level Access
Entry to The Wonderland Spiegeltent, and all seating, is via level access.

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms
All Festival Hub garden bathrooms are gender-neutral.

There are various public carparks and plenty of street parking in and around Cotton Tree Park, where The Wonderland Spiegeltent is located. We encourage you to check the parking signs for timed carparks and bays.

Public Transport
The Wonderland Spiegeltent is centrally located in Cotton Tree and easily accessible via public transport. Visit the Translink website to plan your journey.

Low Lighting
This venue will feature low lighting throughout the show as it contains shadow puppetry. A level of lighting will be provided to assist in moving around the space safely.

Suitable for all ages.

This event is presented as part of Horizon Festival 2023, the Sunshine Coast’s leading multi-arts festival. Get lost in 10 days of must-see art, music, culture events and more, from the coast to the hinterland.

How to get there

The Outhouse

Wonderland Spiegeltent, Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore / Kabi Kabi Country