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Adapted by Monkey Baa from the picture book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley, with foot-tapping music and lyrics by Phil Scott and comedic direction by Jonathan Biggins, Pete the Sheep is a lively and mischievous award-winning musical for young audiences and their adults. 

Shaun isn’t like the other Shearers in Shaggy Gully… he’d rather be styling than shearing and instead of ‘sheep-dog’, he has a ‘sheep-sheep’ named Pete. After being rejected by the shearers and their dogs, Shaun and Pete set up their own Shearing Salon in town and before long word is out and they are inundated with woolly clients and maybe a Ringer or two! 

This hilarious show, imaginatively told by four performers playing shearers, dogs and sheep explores the challenges and rewards of being an individual and will be a lasting tribute to honoring your own spirit and strength, whilst working with the flock. 

 

 

Illustration by Bruce Whatley.

Age range

4 - 9 years (Early Stage 1 - Stage 2)

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Q&A

Post-show Q&A after every schools performance

School show time

Wed 21 Apr - 10:30 am
Wed 21 Apr - 1:00 pm
Thu 22 Apr - 10:30 am
Thu 22 Apr - 1:00 pm
Fri 23 Apr - 10:30 am
Fri 23 Apr - 1:00 pm
Teacher resource kit is available for this production.

Tickets

Students $20 each (normally $28)
with one teacher admitted FREE for every 15 students.
Teachers $20 each

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