Pamela Allen’s children’s books have delighted generations of readers, and now her tales are brought to life in the New Zealand premiere of this theatrically acclaimed production.
As huge packing cases open, new worlds emerge, filled with quirky characters and stories. Using an assortment of props and found objects, the three performers bring the tales to sweet, music-infused life. This wonderful production features adaptations of Pamela Allen’s stories ‘Mr McGee’, ‘Alexander’s Outing’, ‘Belinda’, ‘Brown Bread and Honey’, ‘Mary Elizabeth’s House’ and ‘Mr McGee and the Biting Flea’. Prepare to be mesmerised and enchanted.
The books by Pamela Allen are published by Penguin Books Australia and New Zealand and licensed by Tim Curnow, Literary Agent and Consultant, Sydney.
“The talent, skills and great pleasure with which the three actors perform this show ensure a delightful 45 minutes for all.” -Theatreview
“Capital E’s first show in its new home is a winner and definitely for all ages. Mr McGee & the Biting Flea takes five short stories by Pamela Allen and turns them into highly entertaining, expertly performed, amusingly choreographed, musical adventures.” Dominion Post