Bear & Butterfly

A charming tale of changing friendship for ages 4-7 and their families
Theatre Hullabaloo
4-7 years
11th - 31st Dec 2017
The Hullabaloo

For Bear and Butterfly Spring 2018 Tourclick here for details

 

Bear likes peace and quiet. Other folk are bothering and Bear does not like to be bothered.

One day, as Bear is sitting comfortably sipping his tea, deep in the branches of his tree he hears the munching and a crunching of a bright green Caterpillar.

Bear and Caterpillar soon become the best of friends, Caterpillar munching happily through heroic tales of Bear’s younger life catching fish, raising cubs and being big, strong and fierce.

But one day Caterpillar stops munching and looks sick. Bear fears he will lose his friend but, as if my magic, Caterpillar grows and stretches and from the leaves emerges a beautiful butterfly.

Can Bear come to terms with this new version of his friend who flies high above the trees and has stories of his own?

Puppetry, live music and beautiful storytelling combine in this charming tale about love, loss and friendship.

"Coupled with high production values and meticulous direction from Dani Parr, this is a show which audience members young and old will thoroughly enjoy."
British Theatre Guide

Production Shots

Tour Schedule

Theatre Hullabaloo presents Bear & Butterfly, the opening show at The Hullabaloo, a flagship venue specially created for children and their families. 

11-31 December 2017

 

Tickets are now on sale. Tickets can be booked by either calling the Box Office number below or clicking “view website” to book online

Please see details below for Box Office details.

Please note that we are getting ready to share a box office with Darlington Hippodrome (formerly Civic Theatre). Whilst we get everything sorted they will managing the sales for us, so don’t worry if you transfer through to a booking screen that has their name on it or they take your telephone booking.

 

For Bear and Butterfly Spring 2018 Tourclick here for details

 

 

 

11 Dec 2017
The Hullabaloo (closed performances)
Darlington
Box Office: 01325 405405
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12 Dec 2017
The Hullabaloo
Darlington
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13 Dec 2017
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14 Dec 2017
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15 Dec 2017
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16 Dec 2017
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17 Dec 2017
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18 Dec 2017
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19 Dec 2017
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20 Dec 2017
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21 Dec 2017
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22 Dec 2017
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23 Dec 2017
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24 Dec 2017
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26 Dec 2017
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Darlington
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27 Dec 2017
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28 Dec 2017
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29 Dec 2017
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Darlington
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30 Dec 2017
The Hullabaloo
Darlington
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31 Dec 2017
The Hullabaloo
Darlington
Box Office: 01325 405405
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Creative Team

Directed by Dani Parr

Devised by the company from an original story by Gordon Poad

Designed by Bek Palmer

Composed by Simon McCorry

Movement by Simon Carroll – Jones

Photography by George Carrick

 

CAST

Bear: Micky Cochrane

Butterfly: Robert Welling

Owl: Simon McCorry

Show Resources

> Bear & Butterfly Technical Pack
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