Kids Season
CDP presents Tall Stories’ magical musical adaptation of

The Gruffalo’s Child

Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre 2020 Season

Tuesday 10 March | 10am & 12pm

The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood...

If you loved The Gruffalo, don’t miss the sequel! Join the Gruffalo’s child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved book.

One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s child ignores her father’s warnings about the Big Bad Mouse and tiptoes out into the deep dark wood. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist... does he?

The team behind The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, and the 13 to 91-Storey Treehouse series return with The Gruffalo’s Child, bringing together physical theatre, music and puppetry to deliver songs, laughs and scary fun for children and their adults.

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Running Time

Approx. 55 mins

Recommended For

Ages 3+

Preview
Ticket Price

$25 - $75

Gruffalo and his child
two actors on stage with gruffalo
gruffalo with child

…this brave little offspring of the Gruffalo captures the young audience and keeps it entranced…

Stage Whispers

The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood...

If you loved The Gruffalo, don’t miss the sequel! Join the Gruffalo’s child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved book.

One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s child ignores her father’s warnings about the Big Bad Mouse and tiptoes out into the deep dark wood. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist... does he?

The team behind The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, and the 13 to 91-Storey Treehouse series return with The Gruffalo’s Child, bringing together physical theatre, music and puppetry to deliver songs, laughs and scary fun for children and their adults.

Location

Auditorium

Running Time

Approx. 55 mins (incl interval)

Schedule of Shows
  • Tuesday 10 March | 10am
  • Tuesday 10 March | 12pm
Prices
  • All tickets:  $25
  • Family: $75 (4 tickets, no more than 2 adults)
  • School Groups: download our Education brochure
Cast & Credits
  • This dramatisation of The Gruffalo’s Child is based on the picture book The Gruffalo’s Child © illustrations 2004 Axel Scheffler and © text 2004 Julia Donaldson published by Macmillan Children’s Books. 
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    Ticket Transaction Fees

    • Counter Sales: no transaction fee 
    • Online Bookings: $2.60 per transaction 
    • Telephone Bookings: $6 per transaction 
    • Postage (if required): $5.10 per order

    Booking terms and conditions

    Ticket Refunds, Exchanges and Right of Refusal

    The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre abides by the Live Performance Australia, Code of Practice for the Ticketing of Live Entertainment in Australia. Tickets for a future performance can usually be exchanged for another performance of that show, subject to availability and payment of any ticket price difference. Management has the right to refuse any ticket exchanges. Refunds are generally not available except under exceptional circumstances outlined in the Live Performance Australia Code of Practice for Ticketing. Click here for the Code.

    Discounts

    BABES IN ARMS
    Babies are not generally admitted into shows other than those targeted at Children 2-8 yrs. In this case, children under 2 and with an adult will be admitted for free in most cases accordingly. Please check show page for special conditions that may apply. 

    CHILDREN
    We love kids here at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre! When available children aged from 2-18 years can access kids’ discounts. Please check show page for special conditions that may apply.

    STUDENTS
    If you’re currently studying full time and older than 12 years you’re entitled to our student discount rate. Just remember, the Box Office will ask for proof of full-time study. From time to time, we have other special deals for students so keep a look out for advertising or ask at the Box Office for more details. 

    PENSIONER CONCESSION AND SENIORS’ CARD HOLDERS
    Discounted prices are available for selected shows for Pensioner Concession Card holders and Seniors’ Card holders. 

    CONCESSION DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN’S SHOWS
    For children’s shows where there is a Student Group price, the concession price only applies to Pensioners and Seniors, a single student/child must pay the regular price. Proof of entitlement must be included when booking and may be requested prior to admission.

    Rights of Entry

    COVID-19 CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

    The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is registerd as a COVIDSafe venue and requires all patrons to adhere to the related terms an conditions outlined below.  

    PROVIDE YOUR CONTACT DETAILS
    Please provide us with your contact details when you arrive. These will only be provided to the Department of Health if we need to contract you for tracing purposes.

    OBSERVE MAXIMUM LIMIT OF PEOPLE IN SPACES
    Each of our venue spaces has strict limits to how many people can be in them at one time. Signage can be found in the venue with max numbers.

    FOLLOW DIRECTIONAL SIGNAGE
    Directional signage has been installed in the venue to assist us with ensuring visitors minimise their contact with other visitors. 

    WASH YOUR HANDS & USE SANITISER PROVIDED
    Wash your hands as often as possible. Please use the sanitiser provided at various points in the venue. 

    STAY HOME IF YOU FEEL UNWELL
    If you are feeling at all unwell, please wait until you're better before entering the venue to avoid infecting others. 

    MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING
    Give other visitors space when you are in the Entertainment Centre and maintain 1.5 metres space at all time. 

    USE STAIRS INSTEAD OF ELEVATORS
    If you can please use the stairs rather than the elevator. If you need to use the elevator, please maintain a safe distance. 

    USE CASHLESS SALES WHERE POSSIBLE
    Try to avoid paying by cash and opt to use the credit or debit facilities available with Tap & Go whenever possible. 

    COVIDSafe APP
    It is currently not a condition of entry to have downloaded the Australian Government's COVIDSafe app, it is entirely voluntary, however we do recommend it. The app only works if you have your Bluetooth activated, and the app is running in the background. So please keep your phone on but turn your ringer/vibration off during performances.  For more information about the COVIDSafe app and to download visit this link -COVIDSafe app.

    View the Conditions of Entry document here.

    RIGHTS OF ENTRY

    LATECOMERS
    If you arrive late, and the show has already started, there is every chance, depending on the show, that you will be refused entry or you might not be able to go in until there is a break in the program, such as intermission. 

    CAMERAS AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT
    Digital cameras and recording equipment are not permitted during performances. 

    MOBILE PHONES
    As a consideration to other patrons, please switch mobile phones and pagers off during performances. 

    STANDING IN SEATS
    Anyone who has purchased a seat should be considerate of other people. Please don’t stand in your seat - the person behind you can’t see. If you continue to stand up after you have been asked to sit, you may be asked to leave the theatre by security. 

    ZERO TOLERANCE
    Be responsible and we can all have fun. Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre has a zero tolerance when it comes to the use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol. Anyone who we believe is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be asked to leave the Centre or be subject to police action.

    SMOKING
    Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre or within 10 metres of the building. 

    DRESS CODE
    Remember… be cool but be tidy. Anyone who visits the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre dressed in bare feet, dirty clothes, inappropriate or offensive clothing will not be let in. We also can’t let you wear fashion hats, hoods, caps or headgear (excluding religious garments) into our theatres.