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‘Owl and Pussycat’ opera for children sails to the Coast


The Owl and the Pussycat opera set to entertain families at Bokarina

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An intimate and charming opera for families will take a magical journey to Venue 114 at Bokarina during the Easter school holidays, with two enchanting performances on April 13.

Based on Edward Lear’s beloved poem and presented by Little Match Productions, The Owl and the Pussycat is designed for children aged four to 10 years old and explores themes of love, adventure, harmony and acceptance.

Created by a national team of award-winning artists, be swept away in this all-new opera, featuring stunning vocals, interactive theatre, puppetry and a troupe of musical puffins.

In a pea green boat, an owl and a pussycat sail across the sea for a year and a day to fair Bong-tree Bay. 

The Owl and the Pussycat will be held at Venue 114. Image by Penny Challen.

Adventure calls, new encounters await and love conquers all in a nostalgic musical journey and irresistible blend of romance and nonsense.

This interactive performance inspires, educates and enthrals by inviting children, alongside their families, carers and teachers, to participate in musical and multi-sensory ways to help our lovable couple reach their destination. 

Aboard a giant magical boat moored in the sea, meet the pair’s colourful and eccentric new friends, as they are brought to life on deck.

Guests might even meet a honey-hooked Sea Bear, an itty bitty Kitty and a punky Piggy Wig.

“…A creative gem of homegrown talent” – Stage Whispers

“It was the greatest play I have seen in my life” –  Oscar, aged 8


When: Tuesday 13 April 2021

Where: Venue114, 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina

Tickets: $25 each, family of four $90, under two free on knee

Times: 10am and 1pm

BOOK NOW: or call 5413 1400.



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