If you’re looking for a reason to scrape the kiddies off the couch this holiday season, look no further than this stellar selection of kid-friendly Christmassy theatre!
Sleeping Beauty Ballet
Dec 14-15, Crown Perth
Performed by the Charlesworth Ballet Institute with support from Youth Ballet WA, the fairy tale we all know and love, Sleeping Beauty, will grace the stage of Crown Perth this holiday season. Told through the magical form of ballet and showcasing some of the state’s best young dancers, children and their parents alike will be mesmerised by the grace and drama performed to a powerful score by Tchaikovsky. Who needs Netflix when you’ve got all the high drama and powerful dynamism of a classic ballet! Book now.
Hansel and Gretel Pantomime
Dec 14-16, Dolphin Theatre
Pry your kids (and adult kids) away from their screens for an evening of real-world entertainment in the form of zany and electric pantomime from UWA’s Panto Society and their rendition of the Grimm Brothers’ classic, Hansel and Gretel.
Already established as one of Perth’s longest running and most highly regarded panto troupes, the UWA Panto Society has been putting on shows each December for years and each performance is always incredibly entertaining. Comprised mostly of local university students, and renowned for their levels of improvisation and audience participation, this will sure be a night to compete with any videogame! Book now.
The 91- Storey Treehouse
Now – Dec 23, Heath Ledger Theatre
CPD Theatre producers present a world premiere stage play, The 91-Storey Treehouse, a cleverly crafted adaptation of the popular children’s book. Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Stories! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider! Join the team on a fantastical trip through this wild, weird and wonderful world for children aged 6-12 and their adults. Book now.