Possum Magic Coming to Melbourne

The Mem Fox classic Possum Magic has been adapted for the stage and is coming to Melbourne and Geelong in April 2024.

Possum Magic has captivated young readers for generations and this magical production has already enchanted over 170,000 audience members across Australia. Featuring spellbinding magic, puppetry and original music, Monkey Baa’s award-winning team has turned the whimsical world of the book into an exciting live experience for audiences aged 3-8 and their families.

Lovingly adapted by Monkey Baa’s Artistic Director Eva Di Cesare and Co-Founder Sandra Eldridge, Possum Magic is directed by Eldridge and features Will Bartolo, Ebony Tucker, Josh Virgona and Sarah Woods.

Author Mem Fox said, “Back in 1978, when I wrote a children’s story as a university assignment, I’d have died of joy if I’d known it would eventually become Possum Magic…now a play! And although I’m as old as Grandma Poss, I’m as excited as a child.”

About the Production:
Monkey Baa Theatre Company brings to life the heartwarming tale of “Possum Magic,” written by renowned Australian author Mem Fox. Follow the enchanting journey of Hush, a little possum, and her Grandma Poss as they embark on an adventure to reverse a magical spell. Through laughter, imagination, and a touch of Aussie charm, this production celebrates friendship, bravery, and the beauty of Australia’s unique wildlife.

When: 10am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm.
5th April to 7th April, 2024 (Clayton)
12th April to 13th April 2024 (Geelong)

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