Grug began his life as the top of a Burrawang tree that fell to the ground. Fascinated by the world around him and full of determination, Grug embarks on an epic journey to reach the rainbow that always seems just beyond his grasp. Will our grassy little friend find what he’s looking for? And what fun and adventure will he have along the way? Featuring exquisite puppetry, plenty of surprises and more of the gentle storytelling that has delighted audiences around the world, this show has been especially created for our littlest theatregoers (and Grug fans of all ages).
Grug began his life as the top of a Burrawang tree that fell to the ground. Resembling a small, striped haystack with feet and a nose, Grug is fascinated by the world around him and solves everyday problems creatively and without fuss. When dancing instructions are too difficult to understand, he invents his own dance and calls it ‘The Grug’. When snails eat his cabbages, Grug plants more cabbages so there will be enough for both him and the snails. Ted Prior’s hugely popular character is brought to life in Windmill’s magical stage production. Having performed to more than 50,000…
Following a hugely successful season in 2008, we bring back a favourite for our newest and littlest theatre lovers. Shhh listen, what’s that sound? A mouse creates a single ting with a bowl and spoon triggering a makeshift band. An explosion of rhythm and song springs to life as an ensemble of animals move out of the kitchen and on to the glittering stage, complete with magic cupboard, hatching baby chickens and a gigantic washing machine. Specially crafted to provide our toddlers and pre-schoolers with intimate theatrical experiences, this musical humbug goes off with a ting-tong clickety bang!
When two tiny rabbits get frightened by an apple falling from above, the anticipation of it happening again and again leads to an interactive and action-packed adventure. Can our little fluffy heroes overcome their fear, and will they outwit the big, scary block-rocking bear? Specially crafted to provide preschool audiences with intimate and non-threatening first theatrical experiences, this is a show full of invention and theatrical magic as the performers duck, dive and do their level best to stop the terrible plop!