Giraffes Can't Dance
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Gerald the Giraffe has a tall, thin neck and long, slim legs. He’s great at reaching the highest shoots on the tallest trees, but he’s not so good at dancing. Now the annual Jungle Dance is just around the corner, and Gerald is longing to join the waltzing warthogs, rock’n’rolling rhinos and cha-cha cha-ing chimps on the dancefloor. But everyone knows that giraffes can’t dance… or can they?
A much-loved book for over 20 years, Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees’ African jungle bursts to life with songs and a company of four playing warthogs, lions, rhinos, chimps – and a very special violin-playing cricket.
Perfect for audiences aged 3+, Giraffes Can’t Dance encourages everyone to dance to their own rhythm, and to just be a little more Gerald.
Venue: Pentland Theatre
"Cheerful, exuberant, colourful theatre for young children" ★★★★ The Stage
"A fabulous adaptation brings the beats of the jungle to life. A joy for the young and the young at heart" ★★★★ Beyond the Curtain
"A wonderful show, full of colour, comedy and joy" Leicester Mercury
"First class, five star, entertainment from a magnificent cast. Terrifically good" ★★★★★ East Midlands Theatre
"Magical" ★★★★ The Version
"Huge fun for kids of all ages" Western Park Gazette
Running Time: 55 minutes (no interval)
The performance on Wed 27 May at 11am is a Relaxed Performance. Relaxed performances are open to anyone but are particularly suitable for people with sensory, communication or learning disabilities, and anyone who would benefit from a less formal environment.
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Simon Friend presents a Curve and Rose Theatre Kingston production
in association with Hachette Children’s Group and Coolabi Group
Based on the bestselling book by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees
Director Julia Thomas
Composer Tasha Taylor Johnson