The Bugalugs Bum Thief
- by Monkey Baa Theatre Company
- on the book by Tim Winton
- 27 April - 14 October
- 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM
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.
Bugalugs colouring in comp – download here and go into a draw to win a singed copy of the Book by Tim Winton and 2 tickets to see the show!!!
|Adapted by||Sandra Eldridge, Eva Di Cesare & Tim McGarry|
|Assistant Director||Tim McGarry|
|Lighting Designer||Toby Kynvett|
|Musical Arrangements||Steve Francis & Alan John|
|Cast||Carl Batchelor, Gideon Cordover, Mark Dessaix|
|Supporters||Arts On Tour, Healthway WA, James N. Kirby Foundation, JANDS, National Year of Reading 2012.|
‘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
Download extensive PDFs full of education resource materials recommended for students early stage 1 to stage 2.
|26 – 27||Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Wangaratta, VIC|
|30 – 31||The Capital Theatre, Bendigo, VIC|
|2 – 3 August||Hamilton Performing Arts Centre, Hamilton, VIC|
|4||The Portland Arts Centre, Portland, VIC|
|7||Warrnambool Performing Arts Centre, Warrnambool, VIC|
|8||Colac Otway Performing Arts Centre, Colac, VIC|
|10||Kingston Arts Centre, Moorabbin, VIC|
|13 – 14||Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston, VIC|
|16 – 17||Esso BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre, Sale, VIC|
|20 – 21||Earl Arts Centre, Launceston, TAS|
|23 – 24||Theatre Royal, Hobart, TAS|
|27 – 28||Burnie Arts and Function Centre, TAS|
|31 – 1 September||The Clock Tower Theatre, Moonee Ponds, VIC|
|3 – 4||Altona Theatre, Hobson’s Bay, VIC|
|6 – 7||Marion Cultural Centre, Oaklands Park, SA|
|11 – 12||Esperance Show Biz, Esperance, WA|
|14||Cummins Theatre, Merredin, WA|
|18||Bunbury Entertainment Centre, WA|
|21||Queens Park Theatre, Geraldton, WA|
|26 Sept– 6 October||Darling Quarter Theatre, Sydney, NSW – School Holiday Season|
|7th – 14 October||Possible extension to 14th October|