Family fun at the Dukes
10 January 2023
Reporter: David Upton
Family theatre is to the fore at Lancaster Dukes Theatre ranging from shows suitable for 6-month-olds to shows for 5+ and their grown-ups.
- Flotsam & Jetsam (February 4) is about two very different creatures that must learn to work together. Visual theatre with original music and puppetry.
- toooB (March 4) is a wordless performance suitable for ages 6 - 24 month olds.
- Curious Investigators (March) is an interactive engineering adventure for young scientists created in collaboration with engineering experts from Lancaster University.
- Twirlywoos (March 8–9) are brought to life on stage with an hour of fun for all ages.
- The King of Nothing (April) is an anarchic retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's Emperor's New Clothes.
- The Singing Mermaid (May 30–31) sees three skilled performers, puppets and music & songs.
- The Hero Next Door (June 16) is a celebration of difference, friendship and working together.
- The Hero Next Door - Onjali Q Raúf (Face Front Inclusive Theatre)
- The Singing Mermaid - Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, adapted by Barb Jungr and Samantha Lane (Little Angel Theatre and Royal & Derngate, Northampton)
- The King of Nothing - Ben Glasstone (Little Angel Theatre and Monstro Theatre)
- Twirlywoos Live! - Zoe Bourn (MEI Theatrical)
- Curious Investigators (One Tenth Human)
- toooB (Angel Exit Theatre)
- Flotsam and Jetsam (Lempen Puppet Theatre Company)