Go to The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

18-19 June 2021

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller Based on Eric Carle's Books

"and – pop! – out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar."

One of the most-read and famous children's books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for children 18 months+ and their adults. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the production features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar – and an Australian cast who bring these beloved books to life on stage. Alongside The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the show features three other Eric Carle stories, including Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? The team behind the Australian tours of The Gruffalo, Spot, and The 13, 26, 52, 78 & 91-Storey Treehouses will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while those who grew up with these books will delight in experiencing one of the most popular children's books ever written. Don't miss out!

Show details:

Synopsis

18-19 June 2021

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller
Based on Eric Carle’s Books

“and – pop! – out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar.”

One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for children 18 months+ and their adults.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the production features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar – and an Australian cast who bring these beloved books to life on stage.

Alongside The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the show features three other Eric Carle stories, including Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

The team behind the Australian tours of The Gruffalo, Spot, and The 13, 26, 52, 78 & 91-Storey
Treehouses will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while those
who grew up with these books will delight in experiencing one of the most popular children’s books
ever written. Don’t miss out!

Dates & Times

Education Performances
Friday 18 June, 10am and 12pm

General Public Performances
Saturday 19 June, 10am, 12pm and 4pm

School Bookings

This performance is part of our Discovery & Learning Education season that has designated shows just for school groups and their teachers. Below are the times and dates:

Term 2
Friday 18 June 2021

10am and 12pm

Pricing
$21.00 per student with 1 teacher free for every 15 students

Audience
Suitable for early learning centres and primary school students up to 8 years.

Ticketing Information

Events at Canberra Theatre Centre are held in accordance with the directions of ACT Health, and if there are changes to these directions we will provide updates via our website and through direct contact with ticket holders.

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre and CDP

CATEGORY:
Family & Kids

DURATION:
Approximately 55 minutes, no interval.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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