CDP Theatre Producers, The Gruffalo's Child

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CDP presents Tall Stories' production of

THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD

based on the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler


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The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should
Ever set foot in the deep dark wood…

If you loved The Gruffalo, don't miss the sequel, which returns following previous sellout Australian tours – now in a new West End production! Join the Gruffalo's Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book.

One wild and windy night the Gruffalo's Child ignores her father's warnings about the Big Bad Mouse and tiptoes out into the deep dark wood. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist... does he?

The team behind The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and The 13-, 26-, 52-, 78 and 91-Storey Treehouses return with The Gruffalo's Child, bringing together physical theatre, music and puppetry to deliver songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up, and their adults…


Age recommendation: 3+ and their adults
Duration: Approximately 55mins, no interval


This dramatisation of THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD is based on the picture book THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD © illustrations 2004 Axel Scheffler and © text 2004 Julia Donaldson published by Macmillan Children's Books






CREATIVES

Director: Olivia Jacobs
Creative Producer: Toby Mitchell
Associate Director (Australia/ New Zealand): Liesel Badorrek
Designer: Isla Shaw
Lighting Designer: James Whiteside
Puppet Designer: Yvonne Stone
Choreographer: Morag Cross
Associate Choreographer: Luanna Priestman
Music and Lyrics: Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw
Additional Lyrics: Olivia Jacobs and Robin Price
Music Production: Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw for Jollygoodtunes


CREW

Company Stage Manager: Nicola Sinclair
Deputy Stage Manager: Jesse Hilford

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BOOK TICKETS



2020 / 21 TOUR DATES



NSW


Sydney

NEW DATES: 2 - 19 January 2021
(Originally 7 - 20 April 2020)
Sydney Opera House
BOOK NOW: www.sydneyoperahouse.com

Cessnock

NEW DATE: 21 January 2021
(Originally 21 April 2020)
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre
MORE INFORMATION: www.cessnockperformingartscentre.com.au or Phone (02) 4993 4266



Gosford

New dates to be announced
(Originally 6 - 7 October 2020)
Laycock Street Theatre
MORE INFORMATION: www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au





ACT



Canberra

New dates to be announced
(Originally 15 June 2020)
Canberra Theatre Centre
MORE INFORMATION: www.canberratheatrecentre.com.au





VIC



Melbourne

NEW DATES: 10 - 17 April 2021
(Originally. 19 - 26 September 2020)
Athenaeum Theatre
Bookings: www.premier.ticketek.com.au or Phone 132 849



RESCHEDULED
NEW DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON


Karralyka

New dates to be announced
(Originally 6 September 2020)
Karralyka Centre
MORE INFORMATION: www.karralyka.com.au

Moonee Ponds

New dates to be announced
(Originally 12 September 2020)
Clocktower Centre
MORE INFORMATION: www.clocktowercentre.com.au

Narre Warren

New dates to be announced
(Originally 19 - 20 March 2020)
Bunjil Place
MORE INFORMATION: www.bunjilplace.com.au

Traralgon

New dates to be announced
(Originally 21 March 2020
Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
MORE INFORMATION: www.latrobe.vic.gov.au

Sale

New dates to be announced
(Originally 23 - 24 March 2020)
The Wedge
MORE INFORMATION: www.thewedge.com.au

Warragul

New dates to be announced
(Originally 26 March 2020)
West Gippsland Arts Centre
Bookings: www.purchase.wgac.com.au

Frankston

New dates to be announced
(Originally 6 April 2020)
Frankston Arts Centre
MORE INFORMATION: www.artscentre.frankston.vic.gov.au



RESCHEDULED
NEW DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON


Townsville

New dates to be announced
(Originally 7 - 8 May 2020, and 3 - 4 November 2020)
Townsville Civic Centre
Bookings: www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au





WA


Perth

NEW DATES: 4 – 7 March 2021
(Originally 4 – 7 June 2020)
State Theatre Centre of WA
BOOKINGS: www.ptt.wa.gov.au or Phone (08) 6212 9292





CANCELLED PERFORMANCES


QLD

Gold Coast

Cancelled
(Originally 15 - 16 May 2020)
Home of the Arts (HOTA)
For more information, contact box office on (07) 5588 4000





PAST PERFORMANCES


NSW

Parramatta

5 - 7 March 2020
Riverside Theatre

Nowra

10 March 2020
Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

Dubbo

13 October 2020
Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre

Newcastle

15 October 2020
Civic Theatre Newcastle


VIC

Shepparton

13 March 2020
Riverlinks

Wodonga

14 March 2020
The Cube

Wangaratta

16 March 2020
Wangaratta Performing Arts & Convention Centre

Bendigo

18 March 2020
Ulumbarra Theatre


QLD

Brisbane

6 - 10 November 2020
QUT Gardens Theatre

Cleveland

18 October 2020
Redland Performing Arts Centre

Toowoomba

20 - 21 October 2020
Empire Theatre

Ipswich

22 October 2020
Ipswich Civic Centre

Gladstone

26 October 2020
Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre

Gympie

28 October 2020
The Pavillion

Mackay

1 - 2 November 2020
Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre