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Old Man and the River

  • Crow’s Theatre presents a WeeFestival Production
  • Created by  Lynda Hill  and  Thomas Morgan Jones
  • Concept, Dramaturgy and Direction  by  Lynda Hill
  • Dec 19 - Dec 23, 2020
  • $10.00-$20.00
  • 60 mins
  • Scotiabank Community Studio
  • Details

    Crow's Theatre is thrilled to welcome back this Family favourite!

     

    A grumpy little old man lives in his little house in the woods by the river. Every day is the same and he likes it this way-until one day, a magical creature leaps into his world and everything changes!

    This beautifully designed puppetry work performed without words to an enchanting musical score, reveals a storybook world where rivers sing, trees laugh, and curious dragonflies come to visit. With its themes of friendship, communication, play, adjusting to change, Old Man and the River is perfect for the youngest theatregoer.

    Old Man and the River has toured throughout Canada and has received unanimous praise from children, parents, grandparents, and teachers for its artistry and engaging story.

    Old Man and the River is the perfect introduction to theatre for the very young and their grownups!

    This show features interactive pre-show and post-show audience engagement created especially for this age group.

    RP (Relaxed Performance) | Autism Friendly: The gentle, welcoming atmosphere,  an interactive pre-show and post-show audience engagement as well as an on-line Social Story makes Old Man and the River suitable for children of all needs and abilities.

    This production was originally produced by Theatre Direct and premiered in 2014 at the first edition of The WeeFestival of Arts and Culture for Early Years. Since then, it has performed for thousands of children and their families in Toronto, throughout Ontario and across Canada. 

    About The WeeFestival

    The WeeFestival of Arts and Culture for Early Years was launched in 2014 as a project of Theatre Direct Canada, an established creator and presenter of theatre for young people. The festival presents theatre and performance from around the world and across Canada created especially for children 0-6 years. The festival also invests in the creation of new work through commissions and seed funding in order to encourage more work for very young audiences created by Canadian artists. In 2019, the festival under the leadership of Lynda Hill, became an independent organization celebrating its 5th edition in May 2020.

     

  • Dates & Times
    • Sat Dec 19, 2020 – 11:00am Not on Sale
    • Sat Dec 19, 2020 – 2:00pm Not on Sale
    • Sat Dec 19, 2020 – 4:30pm Not on Sale
    • Sun Dec 20, 2020 – 11:00am Not on Sale
    • Sun Dec 20, 2020 – 2:00pm Not on Sale
    • Sun Dec 20, 2020 – 4:30pm Not on Sale
    • Tue Dec 22, 2020 – 11:00am Not on Sale
    • Tue Dec 22, 2020 – 2:00pm Not on Sale
    • Wed Dec 23, 2020 – 11:00am Not on Sale
    • Wed Dec 23, 2020 – 2:00pm Not on Sale
  • The Team

    CREATIVE

    • Lynda Hill - Creator, Concept, Dramaturgy and Director
    • Thomas Morgan Jones - Creator
    • Kelly Wolf - Original Production Design
    • Nicky Phillips - Original Music
    • Jennifer Lennon - Original Lighting Design
    • Mike Petersen - Original Puppetry
    • Eric Woolfe - Original Puppetry