Wiggling his way on to the stage - The Evesham Observer

Wiggling his way on to the stage

Evesham Editorial 9th Oct, 2019   0

ONE of the most iconic characters in children’s literature will wiggle its way to Evesham as The Very Hungry Caterpillar marks its 50th birthday.

Following seasons in London and New York, the touring stage show will take to the stage at the town’s Arts Centre next Sunday (October 20) in two performances at 1.30pm and 4pm.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets during a 60-minute show which adapts four of Eric Carle’s best loved books for the stage.

Eric Carle’s books have captivated generations of readers with their iconic hand-painted illustrations and distinctively simple stories, introducing millions of children to a bigger, brighter world and to their first experience of reading itself.

His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has nibbled its way into the hearts of millions of children all over the world. Since it was first published in 1969 it has been translated into 62 languages and sold more than 43 million copies, remaining one of the top ten bestselling children’s books of all time.

Call the Box Office on 01386 446944 or visit www.EveshamArtsCentre.co.uk for more.


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