The Adventures of Pinocchio

GREENWICH THEATRE, 2015

THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO

 

August 2015 – Greenwich Theatre

 

Based on Carlo Collodi’s classic tale, Pinocchio tells the story of a wooden puppet yearning to be a real boy. Carved out of wood by the lonely toymaker Geppetto, Pinocchio tumbles from one disastrous situation to another in search of adventure — only to discover that, in the end, all he really needs is an unselfish heart and the love of his father.

 

Written by the Broadway and Disney writing duo Neil Bartram and Brian Hill (The Story of My Life, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), this family musical brings a new vision of the timeless story to the stage, springing to life with inventive and awe-inspiring puppetry, live musicians, singers and performers.

 

Creatives

DIRECTOR – Bronagh Lagan

MUSICAL DIRECTOR – Freddie Tapner

DESIGNER – Nik Corrall

LIGHTING DESIGN – David Howe

PRODUCER- Katy Lipson and Guy James

 

CAST

PINOCCHIO-Christian James

GEPPETTO- Martin Neely

FAIRY/STORYTELLER- Rachael Louise Miller

PUPPET MASTER- Ceris Hine

FOX/LAMPWICK-JAMES CHARLTON

 

 

Reviews

 

"..The score is amusing and tuneful, with many outstanding numbers."

 

"...an excellent production of an interesting and involving musical..”

BRITISH THEATRE

★★★★★

 

“The opening sequence – using shadow puppets – is very effective and really grabbed the attention of the audience from the start.”

 

“If you have children, then the summer holidays can be fraught with issues...So, I would suggest that you get yourselves out and head to the Greenwich Theatre where they are currently presenting “The Adventures of Pinocchio”.

LONDON THEATRE 

★★★★

 

“..is an outstanding success!”

 

“..magical performance.”

 

“Greenwich Theatre was transformed and a creative and imaginative scene was captured.”

 

“If you are yet to experience the magic then book your tickets now to ensure you don’t miss out!”

CARNS THEATRE PASSION 

★★★★

 

“We absolutely loved everything about the performance – The brilliant live music, clever staging & props, beautifully written script and the small cast of actors who played their parts to a tee.”

 

“We thoroughly enjoyed the whole show.”

BERICE BABY

 

“The show begins with a well-suited shadow puppet performance in a beautifully artistic introduction to the story.”

 

“The cast does a phenomenal job in keeping the young members of the audience captivated.”

 

“Pinocchio has once again won over the hearts of his audience. It is a lovely little summer holiday adventure.”

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