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26–29 June 2024

A little magic can take you a long way... From the company that brought us the smash-hit, adored seasons of Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits and Georges Marvellous Medicine comes this bold new theatrical adaption of one of the most loved children’s classic books. Join James and his collection of curious critters on an enchanting, great escape direct from his backyard, soaring high across the world, from Dover to New York and back again. Bursting with magic, mischief, and mayhem at every turn, James discovers that the best friendships arise from the most unexpected encounters and a little courage can take you a long way. You’ve read the book and seen the movie – now it’s time to experience this Dahlicious tale - from the wacky mind of the world’s No. 1 Storyteller - live on stage.
CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE IS TRANSITIONING TO A NEW TICKETING SYSTEM Your experience matters to us. Be enlivened by the ease. Canberra Theatre Centre is transitioning to a faster, easier ticketing system, and you may notice some changes when you next purchase tickets with us. Read more about the transition here. If you have any questions about these changes, please contact our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team on (02) 6275 2700 or email canberraticketing@act.gov.au.

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26–29 June 2024

A little magic can take you a long way…

From the company that brought us the smash-hit, adored seasons of Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits and Georges Marvellous Medicine comes this bold new theatrical adaption of one of the most loved children’s classic books.

Join James and his collection of curious critters on an enchanting, great escape direct from his backyard, soaring high across the world, from Dover to New York and back again.

Bursting with magic, mischief, and mayhem at every turn, James discovers that the best friendships arise from the most unexpected encounters and a little courage can take you a long way.

You’ve read the book and seen the movie – now it’s time to experience this Dahlicious tale – from the wacky mind of the world’s No. 1 Storyteller – live on stage.


CANBERRA THEATRE CENTRE IS TRANSITIONING TO A NEW TICKETING SYSTEM

Your experience matters to us. Be enlivened by the ease.

Canberra Theatre Centre is transitioning to a faster, easier ticketing system, and you may notice some changes when you next purchase tickets with us. Read more about the transition here. If you have any questions about these changes, please contact our friendly Canberra Ticketing Box Office team on (02) 6275 2700 or email canberraticketing@act.gov.au.

Dates & Times

Wednesday 26 June 2024, 6pm

Thursday 27 June 2024, 12.30pm (School Performance) & 6pm

Friday 28 June 2024, 10am (School Performance), 12.30pm (School Performance) & 6pm

Saturday 29 June 2024, 10am & 12.30pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
CTC presents a Shake & Stir and QPAC Production

CATEGORY:
Family & Kids

DURATION:
Approximately 60 minutes, with no interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance may contain strobe lighting and haze effects.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is suitable for audiences aged 6+ or with parental discretion.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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