GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS
Written by Michele Amas
Directed by Jane Waddell
Presented by KidzStuff Theatre for Children
at 4 Moncrieff St., Mt. Victoria, Wellington
From 30 Jun 2012 to 14 Jul 2012
Reviewed by: John Smythe; Ewen Coleman (The Dominion Post);
Not too hard, not too soft, but just right!
Goldilocks wants to enter the talent quest, but she's not allowed because she's not a bear! Then Baby Bear comes up with a plan!
A hilarious new take on the classic nursery story, about bear bands, being left out, and discovering ‘different' can be cool!
Author, Michele Amas, is a Wellington actor, director and poet, whose book After The Dance was shortlisted for best first book of poetry in the 2007 Montana New Zealand Book Awards.
Jane Waddell is a well known Wellington actor and director, who has directed many fabulous KidzStuff shows, including Cinderella, Rumpelstiltskin and Hansel and Gretel.
The talented cast includes Richard Dey, an actor and fight choreographer, whose roles include Entertaining Mr Sloane (Circa) and Little Red Riding Hood (KidzStuff,) and who is currently starring in All My Sons at Circa. Lindee Jane Rutherford, who has performed extensively on stage and television in NZ, including acting and directing for Capital E National Theatre for Children. She also appeared in the pre-school sketch comedy show Giggles. She was the original Naughty Fairy, and last year she was thrilled to direct Series 3 of Giggles. Also recent Whitireia Performing Arts Centre graduates, Natasha McAllister and Nick Purdie.
GREAT FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
30 June – 14 July
At 4 Moncrieff St., Mt. Victoria
Monday - Friday 11am and 1pm
Saturdays at 11 am
Groups of 10+ $9.00 each
Children under 2 Free
Special Opening Preview Saturday 30th June $7.00 per ticket.
Bookings: phone 04 385 0292 or go to www.kidzstufftheatre.co.nz
Goldilocks – Natasha McAllister
Father Bear / Baby Bear Fan – Richard Dey
Mother Bear – Lyndee Jane Rutherford
Show Host / Baby Bear – Nick Purdie
Director – Jane Waddell
Music – Michael Nicholas Williams
Set – Cast and Crew
Production Manager and Tech Op – Miriam Sobey
Publicity – Karin Melchior
FOH – Kate Gallagher and Karin Melchior