The 13-Storey Treehouse

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A CDP Kids Production

The 13-Storey Treehouse


Venue

Riverside Theatre

Dates

30 March 2017

A play by Richard Tulloch
Adapted from the book by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

Incredibly popular with families, students and teachers alike, after a three year break from touring this fabulous production is back!

Would you please welcome to the stage…Andy and Terry!

Yes that’s right. Andy Griffiths’ and Terry Denton’s best-selling book, the one and only, super-famous, ultra-brilliant The 13-Storey Treehouse has been turned into an equally brilliant show for the theatre. And you’re invited!

Curtain up! Today’s the day. There’s just one problem. They forgot to write it! And where will they find flying cats, a mermaid, a sea monster, an invasion of monkeys, and a giant gorilla? Luckily the theatre has an extensive prop and costume collection and some very impressive stage technology.

Richard Tulloch (The Book of Everything, Bananas in Pyjamas), brings this book to life with a seriously funny cast and magical moments of theatrical wizardry.

Just remember to “use your imagination!”

“Wow!…goes to the edge of the ridiculous to get a laugh.” – Sydney Morning Herald

Please note: This production contains smoke haze.

Suitable for: Ages 6 – 12 and their adults

Dates & Times:
Thursday 30 March at 10am, 12pm & 6pm
Please Note: Weekday performances are general admission.

Artistic Director
Julian Louis

Set and Costume Designer
Mark Thompson

Lighting and AV Designer
Nicholas Higgins

Sound Designer
Jeremy Silver

Set Manufacture
Thomas Creative

Large Puppet Manufacture
Marty Jay
Celia Curtis (Art Finishing)
Steve Howarth (Consultant)

Smaller Puppet Manufacture
Kay Yasugi

Costume Manufacture
Matthew Aberline

Prop Manufacture
Evie Meikle
Georgina Buchanan

Suitable for Years 3 – 6

From the Program Coordinator:
Always a hit, it’s great to have this POPULAR AND ORIGINAL Treehouse story return to Riverside’s stage. As Andy Griffiths said recently, “there is a depth in the books that encourages the kids to read and re-read and really fall in love not just with the world that you have written but with the act of reading itself.” We hope in coming to see this work they will also fall in love with the theatre!

Curriculum Links:
Download the full curriculum links for The 13-Storey Treehouse here: The 13-Storey Treehouse 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).

Specific Access:
Find out about our accessibility options by clicking here
Download a social story about Riverside Theatre here: Riverside Social Story

Price:
$22 per student & additional teachers

HOW TO BOOK

BOOK EARLY!
We do our best to accommodate everyone, but shows fill fast. Additional performances are not always possible.

  1. 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.

  1. 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: education_riverside@parracity.nsw.gov.au
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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. ATTEND AND ENJOY!

If you have concerns about meeting the terms and conditions, please email education_riverside@parracity.nsw.gov.au or call 02 8839 3308.

Ticket Options

Single tickets $29.50
Groups 6+ $26.50
Student/Teacher $22
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65

Duration

60 minutes (No interval)

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