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Emily Brown and the Thing

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Venue: Samueli Theater Tickets start at $20.00


“A brilliant show: funny, touching and completely satisfying…” Edinburgh Guide

One evening, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window. The poor Thing just can’t get to sleep, so Emily Brown and Stanley set off on incredible adventures to the Dark and Scary Wood, the Whirling Wastes and beyond, to find the Thing’s cuddly, his bedtime milk, and his medicine... but nothing seems to help him settle. What’s really troubling the Thing, and will anyone ever get to sleep? Touching on themes of fear, bravery and adventure, this production has great songs, clever puppets, and characters that audiences of all ages will adore. Join us for this magical musical show, based on the much-loved book by Cressida Cowell (writer of 'How to Train your Dragon') and Neal Layton.

Join us for FREE pre-show activities before Emily Brown and the Thing

Grab your slippers and put on your favorite pajamas because Emily Brown, Stanley and the Thing are getting ready for bed and NEED YOUR HELP! Come an hour before the show for bedtime adventures ranging from creating your own Stanley “cuddly”, to making the Thing’s sleeping medicine, to reading bedtime stories. There is so much to do before Emily Brown and the Thing can fall asleep! Come dressed in your “bedtime best” and get ready for all the fun!

We look forward to seeing you!

Audience Advisory: Please note that everyone needs a ticket to attend the performance regardless of age.

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