The Gruffalo

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The Gruffalo

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 24 April - 26 April 2019
Category Live Event

CDP presents Tall Stories’ production of
THE GRUFFALO
Based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

“Monstrous fun…sparks the young imagination..hugely popular…enthralling entertainment.” – London Sunday Herald

A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood …

After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End and Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Australia.

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?

Songs, laughs and scary fun!

Suitable for: Ages 3+ and their families


Dates & Times:

General Public and Vacation Care Group Performances
Wednesday 24 April 2019 at 2pm
Thursday 25 April 2019 at 12pm & 2pm
Friday 26 April at 10am & 12pm


The Gruffalo © Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler 1999 – Macmillan Children’s Books


“An exuberant, funny show. Top five children’s shows of 2001.” – Time Out

“Funny, charming and smart…brings the house down.” – Sydney Morning Herald

“Songs and delicious asides for grown-ups…fun for all the family, particularly those with a sense of humour.” – Stagenoise

“While your children are having a whale of a time at The Gruffalo, you will too.” – Courier Mail

“Beg, borrow or steal tickets. Your kids will love you for it.” – Stage Whispers

“The cast of three bring the story to wonderful life… This is an irresistibly charming tale told with refreshing simplicity.” – The Times (London)

“This whimsical, imaginative show is pitched at just the right level for three to seven-year-olds, as well as the big ones they have brought along with them…clever storytelling… enchanting characterisation… a rare treat that really is for all the family.” – The Scotsman

“An absolute peach of a show.” – The List



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Duration

55 minutes (No interval)

Ticket Prices

SINGLE TICKETS
All tickets
$29

GROUPS
Groups 6+
$25

VACATION CARE
Student/Teacher
(Group 20+)
$22

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