THERE’S a wonderland of great family entertainment coming to Sheffield as city centre theatre and arts centre The Montgomery raises the curtain on its new season.
The family fun begins on August 27 with Goblin Theatre’s new show, Hey Diddle Diddle, the full story of how the cow jumped over the moon and why the dish ran away with the spoon – all presented in a mixture of original songs, puppetry and comedy.
KD Theatre Production and Scott Ritchie Productions present a fresh adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland on October 20.
With a collection of new songs and energetic performances, it’s a chance to explore Alice’s Wonderland world of mad tea parties, crazy croquet and a time conscious white rabbit.
Far Far Away Theatre, a Community Partner of The Montgomery, present family Halloween musical I Want my Mummy from October 29 to 31.
Soonchild – which is on stage on October 27 – is an Arctic adventure with live music, 3D and shadow puppets and a cosmic Northern Lights show.
The performance also features creative captioning and integrated sign language.
To mark Anti Bullying Week, BFF on November 14 features actor Mary-Frances Doherty in a solo performance about a young girl’s exploration of friendship.
Tutti Frutti’s The Boy Who Cried Wolf on November 30 is a fresh interpretation of the classic story from Aesop of a boy who cannot be believed.
And with Christmas approaching on December 21 and 22, Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company present Puppet Panto, the adventures of a bunch of puppets who find out how difficult it is to stage their own show when everything starts to go hilariously wrong.
“This has to be our strongest season family entertainment,” said The Montgomery Marketing and Programming Manager Rachel Jack.
“It’s a season that offers something for all ages and all interests, all selected to encourage all families to discover for themselves the magic of live entertainment.
“The Montgomery specialises in professional programming for children and families so come along and find out what we have lined up this autumn.”
For full details of performances, dates and times or to book tickets simply visit themontgomery.org.uk