The Bugalugs Bum Thief
- by Monkey Baa Theatre Company
- on the book by Tim Winton
- John Saunders
- Sandra Eldridge, Eva Di Cesare & Tim McGarry
- 07 April - 24 April
- 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM
The Bugalugs Bum Thief returns for 2015!
The Bugalugs Bum Thief tells the hilarious story of the town of Bugalugs where inhabitants wake up one morning to find their buttock missing, all 496 citizens of the town of Bugalugs are BUMLESS!
After waking up to discover that his bum is missing, Skeeta Anderson, with the help of his best mate Billy Marbels and Mick Misery, set out to discover where all the bums have gone and to find the culprit of the crime. After much mayhem and madness Skeeta finally unravels the mystery and Bugalugs gets back to normal… well almost. Ages 4-10.
$25 per ticket + $2.50 Booking Fee per transaction.
(Family Discounts available)
RELAXED PERFORMANCE on Tuesday April 14 at 1pm. This performance is the opposite of the quiet carriage on the train. Patrons are welcome to come and go as they please, the theatre lights remain on and audio is adjusted accordingly. We welcome patrons with young children and those that may have special requirements. For further information, please contact us.
$17 per student for school group bookings. Teachers can download booking form HERE.
Vacation Care Groups can download booking forms HERE.
Free teaching resource HERE!
|Adapted by||Sandra Eldridge, Eva Di Cesare & Tim McGarry|
|Assistant Director||Tim McGarry|
|Lighting Designer||Toby Kynvett|
|Musical Arrangements||Steve Francis & Alan John|
|Cast||Gideon Cordover, Mark Dessaix,
|Supporters||Arts On Tour, Healthway WA, James N. Kirby Foundation, JANDS, National Year of Reading 2012.|
Bugalugs Bum Thieves in action for Monkey Baa
interview with Director John Saunders in the Daily Telegraph, Thursday 2 April by Chris Hook.
“There are so many qualities to the show that young people identify with,” Saunders says.
“It’s very knockabout with lots of clowning and lots of slapstick, because they’ve all lost their bums and their pants are falling down. Adults love it too, but the four to eight-year-olds just think it’s great...”
To read the full article click here.
Mark Dessaix (Billy), Gideon Cordover (Skeeta) and Stephen Anderson (Mick)
Read the latest reviews for our 2015 Season of The Bugalugs Bum Thief;
Broadway World: http://www.broadwayworld.com/sydney/article/BWW-Reviews-BUGALUGS-BUM-THIEF-Brings-Tim-Wintons-Humorous-Mystery-to-Life-for-Youngsters-with-Energy-Music-And-Australian-Ease-20150408#.VSUvSmUGkz4.twitter
Honest to Merman: http://honest2merman.com/
Arts Rocket: http://artsrocket.blogspot.com.au/
‘It has all the elements of a good kids’ show…. Simple, energetically physical and direct, a Brechtian model for how kids can tell their own stories’ The Australian
‘A rollicking whodunit for kids aged four and up. Great fun’ The Sydney Morning Herald.
‘Sure to excite and delight any members of the four to ten age group…fine direction….a slick children’s theatre event. Do yourself a favour and come and see Monkey Baa.’ ArtsHub – 4.5/5 stars
Click HERE for The Bugalugs Bum Thief teaching resources.
Teaching artists will be available to conduct in-school pre performance drama workshops preparing teachers and students for these plays. These programs engage students, investigation the themes of the work, together with curriculum relevant studies.
Duration: 60 minutes
Capacity: 30 Max.
Cost: $250 + GST
Please contact [email protected] to organise a time.