Riverside Theatres presents
Shake Shake Theatre
THE STORY OF MR B
This surprise-filled puppet show, set in a giant pop-up book, tells the story of Mr Bumblegrum. As we turn from one page to the next, this grumbling character goes on a colourful, moving journey through the seasons. Nature tries to cheer him up with tenderness and humour; trees play, the sun swirls, mushrooms laugh and snow falls. As spring arrives Mr Bumblegrum realises, he wants friendship again.
Can you help blow the stormy clouds away? Will you be his friend?
Delighting audiences young and old. Performed with puppets, animated objects and shadow theatre.
“Brave, tragic, compassionate and hilarious by turns, Shake Shake Theatre’s The Story of Mr B lifts its audience into its heart and holds them there. With great humour and a real sense of how the minds of youngsters’ work, it tells of life, love, forgiveness and regret.” – ★★★★★ The List, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Created by Shake Shake Theatre, a collaboration between Pierre Filliez (Swiss) and Jessica Nicholls (Australian). Established in 2014 they have since toured throughout Europe and the UK and now bring their family-friendly work to Australian audience. With a focus on humanity, humour and sustainability, they handcraft stories, puppets, and entire sets in order to tell heartfelt stories.