Based on the book by Duncan Ball
See the world a little differently with Emily Eyefinger!
Join us for a fun and thrilling adventure with Emily, who was born with an extraordinary gift, an eye on the end of her finger. But Emily has a dilemma. “Am I Emily because of my eyefinger or am I Emily because of me?”
Emily struggles with being different, but soon discovers that being a little different has its advantages as she can see around corners, far ahead and below the sea. Her eyefinger helps her solve mysteries and save her friends.
Expect lots of laughter, silly antics and good old-fashioned fun for the whole family as Emily, with her best friend Malcolm, Great Aunt Olympia and other chums, embarks on her biggest journey yet, solving the mystery of the Tomb of Tutenkamouse!
A light-hearted and joyous work with plenty of action to keep the kids entertained from the award-winning Monkey Baa theatre company.
“Combines the silliness of Ripping Yarns with the wackiness of Scooby Doo.” – SMH
Recommended for Ages 5 – 10
ADAPTED BY: Eva Di Cesare, Sandra Eldridge & Tim McGarry
DIRECTOR: John Saunders
DESIGNER: Mark Thompson
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Martin Kinnane
SOUND DESIGNER: Rowan Karrer
DRAMATURGE: Caleb Lewis
ANIMATION: Andrew Hagan
STARRING: Danielle Jackson, Christopher Childs-Maidment, Douglas Hansell, Sandra Eldridge and Tim McGarry
SUPPORTERS: Playing Australia, Arts NSW, Arts on Tour, Australian Council for the Arts, Monkey Baa Theatre Company, Charles Sturt University, Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
The Australian Government is proud to be associated with this tour through the national performing arts touring program, Playing Australia, which gives Australians across the country the opportunity to see some of our best performing arts. This project has been made possible by the New South Wales Government.
Dates & Times:
10:00am, Thursday 26 September 2013
12:30pm, Thursday 26 September 2013
10:00am, Friday 27 September 2013
12:30pm, Friday 27 September 2013 – AUSLAN INTERPRETATION AVAILABLE
11:30am, Saturday 28 September 2013
2:00pm, Saturday 28 September 2013
All tickets $15*
*Transaction fees may apply
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MANNING GREAT LAKES FOCUS MAGAZINE
“Emily Eyefinger was a really good show. I enjoyed watching all of it. I liked it because there was a screen so you could see what the Eyefinger could see. I also thought it was really funny, especially when Malcolm, The Professor and the Aunt were all together. I laughed a lot at the crooks catching a ride on the plane and the funny positions they got in.
My favourite part was when the crooks escaped from jail and came running through all the seats. One came right up to me. My favourite person was Emily because she was loads of fun to watch and I liked the way she talked to her Eyefinger. My brothers favourite characters where the crooks. Both my brother and I got a fright when the Piranha jumped out from the screen but that then made me laugh.
I want to now read some of the books about Emily’s Adventures. I had a great time at the show and watching the adventure they went on.”