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Monkey Baa Theatre Company

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Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre, Terrace 3, 1-25 Harbour St Sydney,
02 8624 9340http://www.monkeybaa.com.au/

Monkey Baa Theatre Company is an award-winning theatre company for young peopled based in the Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre.

The theatre curates an annual season of theatre for young people in schools holidays and term time and are most famous for adapting award-winning Australian literature to the stage, including The Peasant Prince (the children’s version of Mao’s Last Dancer), Pete the Sheep (the beloved Jackie French and Bruce Whatley picture book) and in 2017, the iconic picture book, Diary of a Wombat to name a few.

Based on the belief that Australian stages should be filled with stories that represent all the extraordinary cultures living in this land, it is important for the theatre to create work that offers young people a truly multifaceted reflection of the world we all inhabit.

Monkey Baa doesn’t charge bookings fees and holds relaxed performances for families of children with additional needs.

Calendar of Events for 2017:
17 – 21 January Swamp Juice
3 – 5 February Monkey Tales
18 – 24 April Diary of a Wombat
6 May Oddysea
4 – 8 July Thai-riffic!
19 – 24 July Neighbourhood Watch
7 – 9 September Grug and the Rainbow
25 – 30 September The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket

The Surrounding Area:
There is lots to do in the area pre and post-show, including the awesome kids’ playground/waterpark directly opposite the theatre, a large array of cafes and restaurants to eat in and the expansive Tumbalong Park to run around in.

How to get here:
Located directly opposite the children’s playground in Darling Quarter (a precinct of Darling Harbour that lies between the Chinese Garden of Friendship and the old IMAX theatre).
Car: Wilson Parking Darling Quarter, accessed via Harbour Street.
Bus: Bus drop-off point for groups is behind the Chinese Garden of Friendship on Harbour Street.
Train: Town Hall Station – exit south onto Bathurst Street. Walk to the bottom of Bathurst, turning left into Day Street. Cross the lights at Harbour Street and you’re in Darling Quarter.

Available in Wilson Parking Darling Quarter (Monkey Baa will validate your ticket – $13 for 3 hours)

Upcoming Events

April 2017

Monkey Baa Playgroup at the Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre

April 3
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Monkey Baa Theatre Company invite parents, grandparents and carers with children aged 0-5yrs to join them in the foyer for a free, fun and relaxed playgroup. Playgroups run from 9.30am – 11.30am with a group activity from 10.30am. Each playgroup has a theme: from arts and crafts to dancing, dress-ups and stories! There is also a special guest at the playgroups who read stories to the children and gives a fun presentation about themselves (the last special guest was actor, Bali Padda who talked about…

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Diary of a Wombat at Monkey Baa Theatre Company (3yrs+)

April 18
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18-24 April & 27 May 2017

Finally, the adored multi award-winning picture book, Diary of a Wombat is coming to the stage at Monkey Baa Theatre Company In April 2017. Meet Mothball, the naughtiest wombat in Australia. Bored with her daily routine, Mothball goes in search of shelter and food, creating chaos in the lives of the humans around her. Doormats, bins and washing lines are no match for this mischievous marsupial. Between a packed schedule of scratching, sleeping and eating Mothball discovers that with a bit of…

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