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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Adds Autism Friendly, Spanish Language Performances

After shattering box office records, Jonathan Rockefeller's acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is proud to announce two special performances. On Saturday, March 12 at 4:30pm they will present an Autism Friendly show and on Saturday, March 19 at 4:30pm, a Spanish Language show on at the 47th Street Theatre (304 W 47th St.). Tickets are $49.50 -$65.50 (Premium Seats) and can be purchased by visiting or by calling 212.279.4200. For more information, visit In addition to the special performances and due to popular demand the producers have also added a 4:30pm show on Saturdays beginning February 20, 2016.

"Part of the brilliance of Eric Carle's celebrated work is that it is enjoyed by children around the world, which is why we are excited to offer an Autism friendly and Spanish language performances this March to bring our production, which is very faithful to the books, to as wide an audience as possible. We are also excited to offer an additional show during the weekend to accommodate the amazing response we have received since we began in the US." Creator Jonathan Rockefeller

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle's beloved books for the stage: The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Cast includes: Jake Bazel (TV: "Sesame Street." National Tour: Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Live!)

Ariel Lauryn (Theatre: The Golden Toad Part IV, The Firebugs), Mindy Leanse (Theatre: Puppet Titus Andronicus, National Tour: Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Live!), Weston Long (John Tartaglia's Imaginocean!), Kayla Prestel (The Actors Project, The Morningtime of Now). Creative team also includes Eric Wright (Puppetry), Raul Abrego (Set Designer), Nicholas Rayment (Lighting Designer), Nate Edmondson (Sound Designer & Composer), The Puppet Kitchen (Puppets), CESA Entertainment (General Management).

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