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Catapluf's Musical Journey
Date: 22nd October 2017
Details:  Part of the Big Imaginations Children’s Theatre Festival, 19 October – 5th November 2017

Book your tickets then after the show Pay What You Decide your experience was worth to you.

Doors: 2:00pm

On stage: 2:30pm

Call us on 01744 735 436 to book your tickets

Explore rhythms and sounds of the world with Catapluf, whose imagination takes you to places where music can be found in everything: pans, water, drums, even the body. Catapluf’s Musical Journey includes samba, jazz, klezmer and plenty of audience participation.

Commissioned by the EFG London Jazz Festival, Catapluf’s Musical Journey is a new work by multi-instrumentalist Adriano Adewale (Brazil/UK),aimed at children aged 5-7. Catapluf’s Musical Journey is 50 minutes long and can be performed at festivals, concert halls, or in schools.

The performance features Jenny Adejayan on cello, Marcelo Andrade and Giuliano Pereira both on saxophone, fluteand guitar, Andres Ticino on percussion and Adriano Adewale on – saucepans and everything else!

‘One of the best shows for children I’ve ever seen’ Lennart Strömbäck, Artistic Director, Umeå Jazz Festival

“The children came away from the performance dancing….they keep asking when they can see Adriano again. Captivated by the array of instruments and sounds, within minutes the children were involved…moving and responding to what they could see and hear.” Sophie McLoughlin, Music Teacher, Latchmere Primary School

Music – Feel the beat! This is a music based performance

Speech free – The storyline doesn’t rely on script or speech, communication through movement, music or light.

Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Grannylock's and the Monstrous Duckling
Date: 29th October 2017
Details:  Part of the Big Imaginations Children’s Theatre Festival, 19 October – 5th November 2017

Join performance poet Joseph Coelho, winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award, as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance for young and old alike.

A father returns home with a magical cloak. A cloak that hides a story…

Did you know that the ugly duckling was never ugly? He was truly monstrous!
Or that Goldilocks was never a tale about a little girl. It was always a tale about a granny – a mean, thieving granny who has plans for something quite nasty.

Join our poetic storyteller as he unwinds the true stories behind the happily ever afters and discover they’re maybe not as charming as you remember!

After the show there will be a chance to meet Joseph and purchase signed copies of his books, as well as talk about his work.

“Thrillingly grisly, darkly funny.” (Children’s Theatre Review, 2016)

Performance lasts 45 mins (no interval)

Doors: 10:00am

On stage: 11:00am

£7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Zombie-rella and Blood Red Hood
Date: 29th October 2017
Details:  Part of the Big Imaginations Children’s Theatre Festival, 19 October – 5th November 2017

Join performance poet Joseph Coelho, winner of the 2015 Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award, as he unravels familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics in an enchanting performance for young and old alike.

A mysterious vaudeville storyteller with a magical top-hat and coat unwinds the true stories behind the happily ever afters, which are maybe not as charming as you remember!

Discover the true tale of Cinderella, where she dies and becomes a zombie and falls in love with a vampire prince. And of course, there’s the true tale of Little Red Riding Hood, the wolf-hunter who never leaves her home without her shield, axe and blood-red stained cloak.

After the show there will be a chance to meet Joseph and purchase signed copies of his books, as well as talk about his work.

“Stripping down familiar fairytales to their gruesome guts.” (Children’s Theatre Review, 2016)

Performance lasts 45 mins (no interval)

Doors: 1:00pm

On stage: 2:00pm

£7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Climb That Tree
Date: 9th December 2017
Details:  David Gibb is on a one-man mission to make brilliant, engaging and high quality music for families and children. Climb That Tree is the brand musical stages show from award-winning songwriter and musician David Gibb.

Join David on a musical journey through his hilarious and often surreal imagination, where bears live in the cupboard under the stairs, wolves are roaming the corridors at school, and trips to the moon are a regular occurrence.

Climb That Tree builds on the success of David’s last show Letters Through Your Door which had families across the UK singing (quite literally!) its praises. David’s songwriting draws from a wide range of musical influences, deftly blending folk, jazz, reggae and rock and roll, always with an emphasis on quality and musicianship reminiscent of the classics.

Guaranteed to have both parents and children singing along in no time, this is music that the whole family can enjoy together.

“prepare to be carried away with the music…packed full of catchy, toe tapping numbers.” The Guardian

Doors: 10:00am

On stage: 10:30am

£7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf
Date: 11th February 2018
Details:  Presented by Unity Theatre and Action Transport Theatre

A small figure sets off, with red cloak and hood
to grandmas they go, the other side of the woods

Do not stop to smell the flowers, or sing to the birds
or climb a tall tree, remember these words…

Do not leave the path, for you’d make a tasty treat!
For the hungriest wolf of all, who is ready to eat!

Join us for a bold and highly theatrical re-telling of the well-known classic tale packed with music, dance and song.

The production explores the thrill of adventure and unknown versus the safety and familiarity of the path and how irresistible straying can be, as well as the tension between mankind and nature. Are the wolves really the villains in a world where the woodcutter is destroying the forest? And is Grandma the trophy hunter really sick?

“Perfectly formed… recaptures the art of sharing folktales by the fireside” – The Stage

Doors: 2:00pm

On stage: 2:30pm

£7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

 
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