Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre is thrilled to announce the world première of a new show, The Last Polar Bears, based on a book by Harry Horse. The Last Polar Bears is the funny, moving story of a Grandfather’s unlikely trip to the Arctic with his opinionated dog, Roo. It features live action, live music and puppets – including 20 knitted penguins and of course, a talking dog. The show also has a multi-media feature, with actual film footage of Henry Larson’s famous Arctic expedition on the St. Roch. An intricate scale model of the St. Roch is used for the Grandfather’s ship, The Unsinkable. There’s also footage of gorgeous Arctic landscapes, northern lights and adorable real animals.
Where and when?
March 8 and 9 performances
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Shenkman Arts Centre
March 11 performance at 1:30 p.m.
March 12 and 13 performances
10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Studio Theatre of the Irving Greenberg Centre (home of GCTC, the Great Canadian Theatre Company), 1233 Wellington St W, Ottawa, at the corner of Holland and Wellington in Westboro.
Get directions here.
The show is best for ages 4-11.
Tickets are $10 each or four for $32; you can buy or reserve individual tickets online here.
The group rate (for more than ten) is $7/ticket with a free adult ticket for every ten children.
Call John or Kathy at 613 824-5972 or email email@example.com to make a group reservation. You can pay for your group with a cheque, or we can send you an online invoice.
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