Edward the Emu
Thu 27 October at 6:00 pm
A brand-new take of another much-loved tale, Edward the Emu. More than an adaption, this is a unique imagining of two beloved picture books. Edward the Emu and Edwina the Emu, combining the plights of both emus in one heartfelt, clever and funny new tale.
Edward is bored with his lot. Being the only emu at the zoo has left him feeling glum and under the impression that the grass is greener in everyone else’s enclosure. Maybe being a seal, or a lion, or a snake might be a better option in life for a lonely bird? Convinced hat the other creatures are more popular, Edward breaks ranks and goes to find the fun and along the way, finds Edwina!
We follow the emus as they hilariously navigate their own feathered existential crises, seeking to find their place in the world. Meanwhile, unaware of the birds’ internal worlds, their human keepers are in hot pursuit to restore order to the zoo.
With exceptional, world-class puppet creation and inventive storytelling the emus’ journey of hijinks, and tenderness leads them to discover that the best thing you can be is… you!
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