Thursday, January 21, 2016


My kids love watching TV especially cartoons. I know it's not ideal but my kids can watch cartoon shows all day everyday that even I get to enjoy it too, good thing all the shows are teaching them lessons in the end.

Last year for a change we introduced the kids to a classic form of presentation, the theater! Surprisingly, they enjoyed and we are looking into exposing them to more theater shows for them to appreciate the raw talents being showcased right before their eyes.

Is theater show something new to your kids? Now is the time to give your little ones the gift of magic and wonder of world class Live Theater with The Gruffalo! Showing at the RCBC Theatre from January 27 to 31, 2016, don’t miss out! 

Join Mouse on an adventurous journey in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation 
of the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

“Irresistibly charming!”  The Times, UK
“Monstrous fun!”  Daily Mail, UK

Mouse sets off on a daring adventure through the deep dark wood in search of hazelnuts, meeting the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake on the way. Will the story of the fabled Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these wily woodland creatures? Armed with only a nut map and a little courage, Mouse must outwit them all, and after all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?

Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up and their adults, in a show that’s toured around Britain and the world. Let your imagination run wild!

“No. 1 Children’s Show!” The Independent, UK
“An altogether winning performance!” New York Times

The Gruffalo - LIVE has grown into one of the biggest and most anticipated live shows in Hong Kong and Singapore and Manila can finally welcome the production come 2016. The Gruffalo - LIVE 2016 will be performed by a professional theatre company from the United Kingdom.

“In its four years, The Gruffalo - LIVE has grown into a major family entertainment event in both Hong Kong and Singapore,” says Matthew Gregory, Executive Producer of Hong Kong-based ABA Productions.“This show will provide a fun and educational experience that the whole family can enjoy. I truly hope that this will give children an opportunity to experience the magic of live theatre and expand theirknowledge of the art.” 

Brought to Manila by Concertus Manila, in partnership with ABA Productions and Lunchbox Theatrical Productions. Special thanks to Nickelodeon.Book your tickets atTicketWorld. Call 891-9999 or visit

Production info:

Directed by Olivia Jacobs.
Creative Producer: Toby Mitchell.
Designer: Isla Shaw.
Lighting by James Whiteside, 
Music by Jolly Good Tunes, 
Choreography Morag Cross.

Adapted from the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler
Illustration © Axel Scheffler and Macmillan Children’s Books

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