Family Friendly Shows Fill Theatre By The Lake This Spring

Theatre by the Lake have got a perfect programme lined up for children and their families to enjoy this spring.

Around the World in 80 Days is an adventure of global proportions, brought to the stage in a brand new production that transports the audience to the most exciting age of invention. Taking place Friday 31 March to Saturday 29 April, this is a don’t-miss event suitable for all the family.

The Lost Spells – A New Musical (24 May - 3 June) is a fun, wild and boisterous show adapted from the best-selling book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, with music and dancing played live on stage by talented actor-musicians.

For young children, look out for Inside the Igloo Live on 4 March, an exciting interactive performance with projection, dance and storytelling. Kitchen Zoo present Hey Diddle Diddle on 11-12 April, where much-loved nursery rhyme characters come to party, perform and have fun! And Pirate Bonnie takes to the stage on 14 April, with original songs and friendly interaction courtesy of Fidget Theatre.

For teens, the popular Pentabus Theatre return to TBTL on 9-11 May with One of them Ones, an uplifting new play about two siblings living in an isolated rural community trying to get their heads around gender identity. Shewolves by Sarah Middleton, on 13 May, is a coming-of-age comedy for teenagers and anyone who has ever been a teen.

Looking further ahead to Christmas, Theatre by the Lake present the world premiere of A Little Princess, adapted for the stage by Amanda Dalton from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Join Sara Crewe as she travels from her idyllic childhood in India to a boarding school in a cold dark corner of England. Just as she begins to build a brighter world for herself and her new friends her life takes a terrible turn. Will her love of storytelling help her to triumph? This is an uplifting story about the power of imagination and friendship for all the family.

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