A play by Maryam Master
Adapted from the books by Leigh Hobbs
The team behind the hit stage productions The 13, 26 and 52-Storey Treehouses, The Gruffalo and Mr Stink, bring the works of Australian Children’s Laureate, Leigh Hobbs to life on stage.
A tale of identity, friendship and Mr Chicken!
Look out! Here comes Horrible Harriet. She’s wicked, wild and wonderful!
Horrible Harriet lives in the roof of her school and keeps teachers chained in the cellar to do her homework. Harriet and the other children don’t see eye to eye – but all Harriet really wants is a friend.
When Athol Egghead lands in his hot air balloon, Harriet finally meets someone who understands her. Then Mr Chicken arrives to disrupt the whole show! Fortunately Horrible Harriet knows how to handle him…or does she?
Join Harriet’s search for identity and friendship, with songs, laughs, mischievous fun – and not least Mr Chicken himself!
“Funny, energetic and inventive.” – Sydney Morning Herald on the book
Suitable for: Ages 4+ and their adults
*Auslan Interpreted Performance on Friday 24 March at 12pm
Dates & Times:
Thursday 23 March at 11:30am & 1:30pm
Friday 24 March at 10am & 12pm*
Saturday 25 March at 11am
Please Note: Weekday performances are general admission.
Lighting and AV Designer
Suitable for Years K – 4
From the Program Coordinator:
Keeping teachers in the cellar to do homework should give students plenty of great ideas! We are thrilled to have this outstanding company return to Riverside with another HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTION. In 2016, Leigh Hobbs was announced as the Australian Children’s Laureate, recognising that the grotesque and ridiculous are valuable genres of children’s literature. This play features some great underlying messages about INCLUSION, FRIENDSHIP and BEING TRUE TO ONESELF.
Download the full curriculum links for Horrible Harriet here: Horrible Harriet Curriculum Links
About the Venue – Riverside Theatre:
761 seats with around 534 seats in the stalls (ground level). This is the biggest space with a high ceiling, balcony seating, lots of red chairs and a raised stage. Shows in this venue will be the biggest and busiest. There is level seating/ wheelchair access in row P (around the middle of the stalls).
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$20 per student & additional teachers
HOW TO BOOK
We do our best to accommodate everyone, but shows fill fast. Additional performances are not always possible.
- USE BOOKING FORM, DOWNLOAD IT OR COMPLETE IT ONLINE
All bookings require a completed Booking Form. Risk assessments and education support materials (where provided) are available online.
- SEND YOUR BOOKING FORM TO US
Complete online (preferred), fax, email or post your booking form to Riverside Education
Fax: 02 9683 3267
Scan and email: email@example.com
Mail: Riverside Education, PO Box 3636, Parramatta, NSW, 2124.
N.B. Please do not send any payments with your booking form. Riverside will confirm your booking and then issue a tax invoice for your deposit. Bookings are made in strict order of receipt. Please ensure you have given a valid email address on your booking form as this is our main method of communication.
- RIVERSIDE WILL CONFIRM YOUR BOOKING
Riverside will confirm your booking and invoice the school for a non-refundable 25% deposit. Teachers receive complimentary seating on a 20:1 ratio (unless otherwise stipulated). Once you have paid your deposit, your booking is secure and Riverside will issue an invoice for full payment.
- FINAL PAYMENT
Full payment is required 4 weeks prior to the performance date.
If we do not receive payment OR proof of your DoE purchase order, we have the right to cancel your booking and you will forfeit your deposit.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS – DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DoE) PAYMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
The DoE takes 30 days from an invoice being submitted to payment being received by Riverside, therefore we MUST have full payment OR proof that the purchase order has been submitted to the DoE no later than four weeks prior to the performance date.
This is a new system for many public schools so we strongly recommend receiving monies and permission slips at least 7 weeks before the payment is due. This will allow any final changes in numbers (subject to availability). We cannot reduce numbers after payment has been received.
ALL OTHER SCHOOLS (INCLUDING INDEPENDENT AND CATHOLIC)
Confirmation of final numbers and final balance is required four weeks prior to the performance date. A reduction of numbers is not permitted after this date.
An increase of numbers is possible after the final payment day but is subject to availability.
Please note, all school bookings made within 4 school weeks of a performance date must be paid in full within 1 week of confirmation and are final. There are no refunds or changes to numbers or dates on these bookings.
- FINAL INFORMATION SENT TO SCHOOLS
Prior to your visit, we will send you detailed information via email to ensure you have a hassle-free excursion. This will include updating you on any possible changes to running times or more detailed information as it emerges from the rehearsal process.
- ATTEND AND ENJOY!
If you have concerns about meeting the terms and conditions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 8839 3308.