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Kidzstuff - The Great Piratical Rumbustification

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The Producers of Snow White and Goldilocks and the Three Bears present

The Great Piratical Rumbustification

By Margaret Mahy, Adapted by Carl Nixon, Directed by Lucy Edwards The Pirates are getting restless…!

Yo ho ho! The pirates are getting restless and long for a great party! Oliver Terrapin is a 7 year old boy who is full of adventure but when a retired pirate comes to babysit for the Terrapin family he and his parents are in for quite a surprise. Based on the Margret Mahy short story, and adapted by Carl Nixon this is fun energetic pirates tale with sea shanties and dance and as always audience participation.

The Great Piratical Rubustification is the first KidzStuff show directed by Lucy Edwards. Lucy previous directing credits include many short films such as award winning Edge screened at Cannes international film festival in 2008. She is also known for writing, acting and producing theatre in Wellington and Auckland over the last 8 years which credits that include The frogs under the waterfront and Brain Damage at Bats Theatre. The remarkably talented cast are Michael Fowler Rob Hickey, Sandi Malesic, Paul "Rocky" Fidow who all have extensive screen and stage experience.


Performance Times:

*ANZAC day 1pm show only*

Tickets $10, Groups of 10+ $9.00 each

Special Opening Preview Saturday

Bookings: phone 04 385 0292

Theatre for Children Inc

20 April – 4 May

4 Moncrieff St., Mt. Victoria!

Monday - Friday 11am and 1pm, Saturdays at 11 each, Children under 2 Free 20th April $7.00 per ticket. or go to . and 11am


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