With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores important and timely subjects. It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and self-confidence.
ABOUT THE SHOW:
Created by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Three contemporary stories by New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Todd Parr: author and illustrator of more than 71 books for children. His books are available in over forty countries throughout the world. Todd is the co-creator of the three-time Emmy-Nominated children’s television show ToddWorld™ as well as short films for Sesame Street.
With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores important and timely subjects. It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and self-confidence. Equally whimsical and heartfelt, The Earth Book, is a sweet homage to our beautiful planet inspiring readers of all ages to do their part to keep the Earth happy and healthy. This is My Hair is a funny exploration of how silly hair can be and that no matter how your hair looks, always feel good about yourself.Directed and adapted by Jim Morrow, veteran director of numerous internationally acclaimed Mermaid productions, the performance features a diverse cast, an innovative approach to puppetry manipulation and construction, combined with playful original music for which the company has earned worldwide praise.
Author / Illustrator – Todd Parr
Director / Production Designer – Jim Morrow
Composer – Asif Illyas
Sound Producer – Shehab Illyas
Narrator (The Earth Book) – Rebecca Thomas
Narrators (It’s Okay To Be Different) – Students from Armbrae Academy: Laura Britton, Nicholas Wang, Lachlan MacSween, Lydia Muchangi, Milena Tucker, Anik Jeyakumar
Project Manager – Struan Robertson
Associate Designers – Deborah MacLean & Rosie Browning
Scenic Painter – Lisa Bedard
• 60 Minutes – No Intermission
• Sensory Inclusive or Relaxed performances available
• Encourage Early Literacy
• Enhance Emotional Development
• Celebrate Multiculturalism
• Promote Character Growth
December 4, 2023 10:00 AM
December 4, 2023 12:30 PM
Students – $10 plus HST
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