The Patch Theatre Company suggests the show is for ages four to eight, but I think you might expand that to include three-year-olds. A little less emphasis on portraying the story perfectly and a bit more involving the audience. Australian Library and Information Association. In partnership with Health Partners and FreeRange Future, Patch Theatre has devised an interactive project to enrich the theatre experience of children and their carers. The cast are all very talented performers, and quite professional, but their performances lacked something. The first shows the cranky bear being cheered up by playing cards and, in the second, he is reading a Nick Bland book! Stephen Sheehan, Jude Henshall and Tim Overton rock the show with their renderings of a truly funny moose, a fantastically funky lion, an incredibly energetic zebra, an awfully adorable sheep and one very cranky bear.
But be warned: this show will make you want to read and re-read the book! Any contribution to help fund our work is appreciated. You can download a pdf containing your image and 3 other images from the gallery using our app. Original Cast Jude Henshall, Tim Overton and Stephen Sheehan. Patch Theatre is presenting Cranky Bear at Odeon Theatre in Norwood again on August 16 1pm and 3. It takes a humble and empathetic Sheep with an open heart and listening ear to solve the Bear's woes.
Cranky Bear is a rollicking new show by Patch Theatre Company for 4 — 8 year olds packed with laughter, surprise and mayhem. Cranky Bear is a rollicking cabaret-style show for 4 — 8-year-olds packed with music, laughter and mayhem. Zebra, Lion and Moose each think they know how to solve the Bear's crankiness but their shenanigans just make him even crankier! Mail this pdf to yourself and print it onto A4 paper. Every child attending the performance will receive a cardboard Cranky Bear mask and some coloured pencils courtesy of Health Partners. .
It was the 2012 book. Here are two examples using props. The Very Cranky Bear Author Nick Bland Illustrator Nick Bland Country Australia Language English Genre Children's Published 2008 Media type Print Pages 24 unpaginated The Very Cranky Bear is a 2008 Children's picture book by Nick Bland. Unnecessarily too, as it had everything it needed to be a smash. Laminating creates a durable finish. It is about four animal friends, , , , and , who enter a cave to get out of a and disturb a.
It is packed full of music, colourful characters and lessons learnt. But on the whole the theatre was filled with happy kids during and after the show. We encourage children to submit as many photos as they want. Composer and Musical Director Belinda Gehlert. The script too was excellent, in the way that it took a short story and created a full show out of it. Use scissors or a guillotine to cut the cards to size. They are fine musicians and delightful actors, and they bring joy and laughter to the already dazzling stage.
Being a kids show, there probably could have been some more interaction. Please click below to become an InDaily supporter. As a news organisation it offers an alternative to The Advertiser, a different voice and a closer look at what is happening in our city and state for free. Cranky Bear presented by Patch Theatre Company in October 2018 In the jingle jangle jungle on a cold and rainy day… Inspired by the award-winning best-selling book, The Very Cranky Bear, by Nick Bland. Using our browser based app e. What: Cranky Bear presented by Patch Theatre Company When: Tuesday 9 — Saturday 13 October 2018 see times above Where: Dunstan Playhouse Festival Drive, Adelaide Who: Ages 3-8 years Link to website:. Cranky Bear is a rollickingly fun show packed with music, laughter, surprise and mayhem.
I should be clear, the kids in the audience loved it, and it is designed for them after all. For more information and all enquiries please visit the. InDaily provides valuable, local independent journalism in South Australia. I did think it was lacking in some areas. . . .
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