Grug and the Rainbow

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017

Based on the much-loved picture book character created by Ted Prior, this brand-new show from Australia's Windmill Theatre features exquisite puppetry and more of the gentle storytelling that has delighted audiences around the world. Age 2+



Run Time:

45 minutes

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Grug is a small guy bursting with big curiosity. He began his life as the grassy top of a Burrawang tree, and is fascinated by the world around him, solving everyday problems with creativity and joy. In this whimsical tale, Grug goes on an epic adventure to find a rainbow. Though its spectacular hues seem always just beyond his grasp, our friend is full of determination and ever ready for whatever surprises come his way!

Adapted from the beloved picture books by Ted Prior, this colorful 35-minute show--filled with exquisite puppetry and the gentle storytelling that has delighted audiences around the world--is the perfect performance for even the youngest theatergoers. The Barefoot Review proclaims it's "amongst the best children's theater you will find… don't miss this gorgeous show." Most enjoyed by age 2 and up. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

The 11 a.m. Saturday performance is sensory friendly
Sensory-friendly performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families, including those with children with autism or other sensory sensitivities. If you order these performances and do not require these Accessibility accommodations, your family is still very much welcome to attend.

Performance Timing: 35 minutes, with no intermission.

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