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The Ugly Duckling

Theatre for Children Inc

The Producers of The Ant and the Grasshopper and Hansel and Gretel


The Ugly Duckling

Written by Rob Ormsby and

Directed by Rachel More

3 – 17 July


4 Moncrieff St., Mt. Victoria

A hilarious adaptation of the classic story about an unusual little duckling who doesn’t fit in and is shunned by those around him. He leaves to find his own place in the world, meeting a number of well-known children's storybook characters along the way, who try to help him.

A quacker of a tale proving that you can't judge a book by its cover!

KidzStuff has produced many successful plays written by talented local writer Rob Ormsby, including The Princess and the Pea (2006), Jack and the Beanstalk (2007) and The Pied Piper (2008).

We are delighted to have Rachel More back directing for KidzStuff again, after many hit shows in The Red Brick Hall, including The Princess and the Pea, Jack and the Beanstalk and The Three Little Pigs. Rachel is a Wellington based actor and director, who teaches at Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School, and recently starred in Dead Man’s Cell Phone at Circa.

The talented cast includes Bryony Skillington, who starred in the KidzStuff shows, Puss n Boots, The Pied Piper and Cinderella. She has performed at BATS Theatre in her one woman cabaret Get Cuffed and (Not) The All India Radio Show, and recent television credits include Nurse Penny Segar in Shortland Street, and the English children’s sitcom Emu. Also, three newcomers to KidzStuff, Craig Geenty has been in plays all around New Zealand over the last 7 years, winning awards for Best Comedy and Best performer at the Wellington Fringe Festival. Earlier this year he was in the school holiday play Robin Hood at the Griffin Theatre. Sally Stopforth, is a dancer, choreographer, director and teacher. She has appeared with The Beat Girls and created numerous works for Footnote Dance Company among others, and lastly, George Mason, who starred in the NZ feature film 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous.

Performance Times:

Monday – Friday 11 am and 1 pm

Saturdays at 11 am

Tickets $10

Groups of 10+ $9.00 each

Children under 2 Free

With special prices for

holiday programmes

Special Opening Preview 3 July $5.00 per ticket.

Bookings: phone 385 0292

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