Experience a swamp like no other!
Part of the Capital E, National Arts Festival
Bickering snails, neurotic snakes and a cranky man chasing a bird: welcome to a swamp like no other! Using shadow puppets made from bits of rubbish, Bunk Puppets creates a gurgling adventure about life in a swamp with a spell-binding 3D shadow puppet finale. Watch out for the jellyfish! An award-winning show that has warmed critics and delighted audiences around the world: Dubai, Edinburgh, Sydney, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, New York City, London, Berlin.
Monday, 11 March - 10.15am and 1.15pm school performances
Tuesday, 12 March - 10.15pm and 1.15pm school performances
Wednesday, 13 March - 10.15am and 1.15pm school performances
Thursday, 14 March - 10.15am and 1.15pm school performances
Friday, 15 March - 10.15am and 1.15pm school performances
Prices*: This show is part of inclusive Festival package pricing. Tickets are available from Capital E (click a ‘purchase tickets’ link or phone 04 913 3740). This performance is general admission seating. See Ticketing T&Cs for the Hannah's policies on phones, photos and large items. *Service fees may apply.
Performance length: approx 45 minutes (no interval). Latecomers will be seated when appropriate. Suitable for ages 7+
Capital E, National theatre for children
Every young New Zealander should have the opportunity to experience the best performance art that speaks of Aotearoa and their place in the world. Capital E’s National Theatre for Children engages with children and young people as creative producers for theatre performances that tour Aotearoa. The National Arts Festival will see national and international artists take over the city! Tamariki will be transported to wonderful new worlds and surprising settings with acrobatics, 3D shadow puppets, music, street performance, comedy, and dance. You’ll see local stories, strange stories, historical tales, unexpected characters and will be inspired by the talented actors and story-tellers. The National Arts Festival is a celebration of performance that ignites and fuels the spark of creativity in the children and young people of Aotearoa