Skirball Center for the Performing Arts - New York University


A mouse can scare hungry animals away with tall stories of the terrifying Gruffalo, but what happens when he comes face to face with the very creature he imagined? Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep, dark wood in this magical musical adaptation of the multi-award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

“Tall Stories have transformed a well-loved story into an exuberant, funny show.” Time Out (UK)

Following the international success of Room on the Broom and Twinkle Twonkle, Tall Stories Theatre Company returns to New York with a celebrated production of this beloved story. Showcasing Tall Stories' distinctive physical, visual performance style, The Gruffalo is full of songs, laughs, and thrilling fun.

Reviewing the sold-out run in London, Time Out Hong Kong wrote, “Tall Stories Theatre Company’s production of Julia Donaldson’s best-selling children’s book offers…gripping, hilarious entertainment that will see your kids miraculously glued to their seats (and making roaring sounds during the interactive parts), while the adults roll about in their chairs at the Monty Python-esque humour of it all.”

Produced by Tall Stories Theatre Company of London, England

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 3 AND UP

 

SAVE ON OUR BIG RED CHAIR FAMILY SERIES

THE 2012/2013 $150 BRC 8-PACK includes 8 tickets to attend Big Red Chair performances of your choosing and a tax-deductible $50 donation in support of future Skirball Center programming.

LIMIT TWO PACKAGES PER FAMILY, PER SEASON. LIMIT 4 TICKETS PER PERFORMANCE. AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE THROUGH NOVEMBER 30. OTHER LIMITS AND RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY.

THE 2012/2013 BIG RED CHAIR SERIES:

September 15 | Gustafer Yellowgold with Strings Attached

November 23-25 | The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare

March 2 | Guess How Much I Love You? & I Love My Little Storybook

April 27 | The Gruffalo

 

 

NYU SKIRBALL CENTER'S BIG RED CHAIR FAMILY SERIES IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM JOAN GANZ COONEY AND L. JAY AND MARY ELLEN OLIVA

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