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Canberra Theatre Centre Present

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

“and – pop! – out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar.”

One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family.

Journey through Eric Carle’s incredible stories as they come to life on stage in this enchanting show. Featuring some other delightful characters from three of Eric Carle’s bestselling classics tales including, The Artist Who Painted A Blue HorseMr. Seahorse and The Very Lonely Firefly.

This Australian made show will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while for those who grew up with these books will delight in experiencing one of the most popular children’s books ever written.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, directed by Naomi Edwards and with 75 magical puppets created by New York’s Puppet Kitchen.

This is a timeless classic for all generations.


Wednesday 10 October, 10am & 3pm

50 minutes, no interval. 

This show may contain fog/haze effects and strobe lighting.

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For booking queries, please contact the Box Office
P: (02) 6275 2700
E: canberra.ticketing@act.gov.au

For education resources, please contact Education Officer Peter Van Rijswik
P: (02) 6243 5700
E: petervan.rijswijk@act.gov.au

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