Cicada
FamilyTheatre
24 May 2023 at 6:30pm
Albany Entertainment Centre, Princess Royal Theatre

Cicada

24 May 2023 at 6:30pm Albany Entertainment Centre, Princess Royal Theatre Buy tickets

Albany Entertainment Centre presents Barking Gecko Theatre’s Cicada
Adapted for the stage by Arielle Gray, Luke Kerridge and Tim Watts, from CICADA, by Shaun Tan 

Winner of the Children’s Book Council Award for Best Picture Book in 2019, this new adaptation brings master-storyteller Shaun Tan’s much-loved Cicada to life on the stage with exquisite puppetry and visual storytelling by some of WA’s leading theatre-makers.

Cicada tell story. Story Good. Story simple. Story even human can understand. Tok! Tok! Tok! So begins the story of a dutiful cicada who works away in a grey office year after year.

Overlooked and unappreciated by his co-workers, Cicada weaves a dream of escape, keeping his secrets hidden until the day something truly extraordinary begins to happen…

A small story of epic proportions, Cicada is an enchanting tale of difference, resilience and the light we all have inside ourselves.

"Visually masterful, thematically brilliant, beautifully executed ... this year's must see performance for children and families." ★★★★★ — Arts Hub

"A stylish adaptation and glorious staging ... if you have young people, take them to see it. If you don't, just take yourself." — Seesaw Magazine

Produced by arrangement with Passion Australia | Highly Spirited Pty Ltd.

Image & Text reproduced with permission from Cicada by Shaun Tan, Hachette Australia, 2018.

Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • Mobile telephones and electronic devices are to be turned off during the performance.
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.
  • $20.00 Admit
  • $70.00 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)
  • $15.00 School Groups 10+ (One complimentary ticket per 10 booked)
    For group bookings phone AEC Box Office (08) 9844 5005 or the ACT Groups Department (08) 6212 9291, alternatively email groups@artsculturetrust.wa.gov.au

Babes in arms permitted for infants up to two years old.

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  • 10% discount on the above ticket prices (excluding groups and early bird pricing).
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10am Thursday, 25 May

1pm Thursday, 25 May

School Groups receive one complimentary ticket per 10 booked

For group bookings phone AEC Box Office (08) 9844 5005 or the ACT Groups Department (08) 6212 9291, alternatively email groups@artsculturetrust.wa.gov.au

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