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Possum Magic

A Monkey Baa Theatre Company Production | Based on the book by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas | Adapted for the stage by Eva Di Cesare and Sandie Eldridge

Possum Magic

A Monkey Baa Theatre Company Production
Based on the book by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas
Adapted for the stage by Eva Di Cesare and Sandie Eldridge

Mem Fox and Julie Vivas’ beloved picture book ‘Possum Magic’ has enchanted children for over 40 years. Seen by over 150,000 young people across Australia, Monkey Baa’s delightful adaptation returns to the stage.

Grandma Poss loves making magic. She makes wombats blue and kookaburras pink. She makes dingoes smile and emus shrink. But one day, when danger arrives, Grandma Poss uses her most magical spell to make Hush invisible. Possum Magic takes us on a fantastical journey to cities around Australia to find the food that makes Hush visible again.

Featuring spellbinding magic, puppetry and original music, Monkey Baa’s award-winning team has turned the whimsical world of the book into an exciting live experience for audiences aged 3-8 and their families.

Cast & Creatives

  • Director Sandra Eldridge
  • Adaptors Eva Di Cesare & Sandra Eldridge
  • Production Designer Emma Vine
  • Magic & Illusion Designer Adam Mada
  • Composer & Sound Designer Nate Edmondson
  • Lighting Designer Matt Cox
  • Vision Animator David Bergman
  • Movement Director Sam Chester
  • Puppetry Director Alice Osborne
  • Remount Movement Director Kate Sherman
  • Remount Puppetry Director Drew Wilson
  • Illustration Julie Vivas

Photos from 2023 national tour featuring performers Gabriel Fancourt, Teale Howie, Ebony Tucker and Sarah Woods

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Performances

Ticket prices

  • Full Price $36
  • Family (2Ad & 2 Ch) $32
  • Group 20 + $23

Venue

The Play House

DURATION

50 minutes, no interval

Show Warning

Recommended for ages 3-8 and their families

This event contains theatrical haze and possible strobe lighting effects

Photography is not permitted during this performance

NOTE

All e-tickets will be sent out 72 hours prior to the performance