Rail Land

A journey of the mind, through song and story, about New Zealand’s on-and-off again love affair with passenger rail.

Equal parts tragedy, comedy, and personal memoir, Rail Land is a theatrical show that weaves the critically acclaimed songs of Anthonie Tonnon with synthesizer soundscapes, and soliloquy like story-telling.

Along with touches like historical letters to the editor, and meticulous notes on taking Aotearoa’s surviving public railways, Rail Land is a story of human enterprise, sabotage, obsession and hope.

The show also travels with an exhibition of historic NZ Rail Advertising Department posters and schematic maps, blown up to large scale.

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