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PLAYtime! 2018: The Bird Who was Afraid of Heights

PLAYtime! 2018: The Bird Who was Afraid of Heights

Venue

Theatre Studio, Esplanade
1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981
Phone:
6828 8377

Being afraid of heights isn’t such a big deal – unless you’re a bird! Meet Eddie, a mynah, who lives behind an abandoned old house with Matt the rat, his only friend.

One day, Matt is captured by the big, black crow! What does Eddie have to do to save his best friend? Will he have the courage to do it?

Flutter, flap and fly with Eddie as he attempts the bravest rescue ever in the history of bird-kind! Watch the magic of theatre, music and puppetry unfold right before your eyes in this delightful performance.

Adapted from the children’s book The Bird Who Was Afraid of Heights, written by Farah Bagharib-Kaltz, illustrated by Eeshaun.

Creative Team
Directed by: Ian Loy (Esplanade Theatre for Young Audiences Associate Artist)
Script by: Zizi Azah Binte Abdul Majid
Music by: Stan x Soap

PLAYtime! 2018: The Bird Who was Afraid of Heights

Weekday Timings:
9.30am & 11am daily (except 22 & 24 Aug)
22 Aug, Wed: 11am & 4pm

Weekend Timings:
11am & 4pm (except 25 Aug)
25 Aug, Sat: 4pm

40mins (no intermission)
Esplanade Theatre Studio
Recommended for children aged 2 to 6.

 

Tickets available through SISTIC.

Sensory-friendly version of this production will be available on 24 Aug, Fri and 25 Aug, Sat. A sensory-friendly performance provides a welcoming and relaxed environment for children, and is particularly suited for those on the autism spectrum or with sensory sensitivities. To find out what sensory-friendly performances are, visit www.esplanade.com/sensoryfriendly.

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FEATURED EVENTS

Singapore Writers Festival 2018 – SWF for Families (SWF3)

SWF3 is a special track at the Singapore Writers Festival comprising of programmes for children as young as two years old to enjoy with their families. These include storytelling, workshops and talks.
SAFRA Tampines Movie Scare-a-thon

SAFRA Tampines Movie Scare-a-thon

Be spooked at SAFRA Tampines with our back-to-back movie marathon that caters to both the family and the strong at heart!
SAFRA Punggol's Trails of the Forbidden Forest

SAFRA Punggol’s Trails of the Forbidden Forest

Don’t miss this great opportunity to create bonds and memories with your children at SAFRA Punggol's Trails of the Forbidden Forest family-friendly Halloween night.
The True Monkey King

The True Monkey King《真假美猴王》

A fascinating tale adapted from 'Journey to the West', the young will understand the importance of learning from mistakes through a fun and interactive puppetry experience.

Coding Across Generations

Future Ready Academy is bringing back a popular workshop from the recent One-North Festival, “Coding Across Generations”. We are offering a FREE trial class for September weekends!

Discovery Camps Winter Camps 2018

Discovery Camps runs across the local and international summer school holidays. We start our winter season on 19 Nov until 4 Jan!
MindChamps Preschool and Chinese Preschool Welcome Day

MindChamps Preschool and Chinese Preschool Welcome Day

MindChamps PreSchool offers learning and enrichment programmes for children from 18 months to 6 years old. Join in the MindChamps Preschool and Chinese Preschool Welcome Day to find out more about the curriculum!
The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas is about Eddie the mouse’s adventure and also about friendship, sharing and the real spirit of Christmas. Full of merry touches with plenty of live music and songs, it’s a perfect introduction to live theatre for young children.

Octoburst! 2018

Participate, play and get those imaginative minds fired up at the 16th edition of this three-day celebration of children, bursting with performances, activities, workshops and more. This year, through the magic of theatre, dance and music, we share with our little ones the importance of being inclusive and the values of friendship and family.
Nursery Crimes

Nursery Crimes

Featuring a line up of familiar nursery rhyme characters, Nursery Crimes will delight and entertain adventurous minds.
Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Lost and Found is a funny, charming tale of friendship is the perfect for a younger audience. Based on the international bestseller by Oliver Jeffers, it is brought to life with puppetry, songs and music.

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