TALL STORIES Add Extra Performances of THE GRUFFALO at Lyric Theatre
TALL STORIES' magical, musical stage adaptation of THE GRUFFALO returns for a sixth sensational West End season, making it a firm favourite and the perfect festive treat for the whole family at the LYRIC THEATRE, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE from WEDNESDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2013 to SUNDAY 12 JANUARY 2014.
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep dark wood - in the search for hazelnuts - as she meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake, and outwits them all with the story of the fabled Gruffalo. Armed with only a nut map and a little courage Mouse must make sure she doesn't end up as dinner for these wily woodland creatures! The perfect combination of music, laughter, physical theatre and just the right touch of scary fun, THE GRUFFALO is the must see family show for lovers of the timeless story and everyone looking for a smashing day out!
TALL STORIES' hit musical adaptation of the award winning picture book THE GRUFFALO, the modern classic, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is set to a wonderfully catchy musical score with original songs. This enchanting production continues to entertain audiences worldwide, bringing everyone's favourite furry monster to life, live on stage.
THE GRUFFALO is produced by KW & NB Ltd and created by the critically acclaimed theatre company TALL STORIES - a creative force whose credits include Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo's Child, The Snail and The Whale, Snow Dragon and My Brother The Robot. The team includes director Olivia Jacobs, creative producer Toby Mitchell, designer Isla Shaw, composers Jon Fiber & Andy Shaw and lighting designer James WhiteSIDE. The delightful cast are: TOM CROOK - at 6'5" the tallkest actor currently playing in the West End as The Gruffalo; SUSANNA JENNINGS as the Mouse and TIMOTHY RICHEY as the Predators.
Tall Stories present old, new and timeless stories in a physical and visual style, always acknowledging the presence of the audience. Their productions link original music with dynamic movement - and lots of laughs. "Tall Stories sets the benchmark for children's theatre" Sunday Times. The company was founded in 1997 by Artistic Directors Olivia Jacobs and Toby Mitchell. For more information visit www.tallstories.org.uk
Check out the trailer below!