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Duration: 13 - 27 April 2024
Location: Circa Two
Price: $15 - $50
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Aya and the Butterfly

Based on a book by Dr Maysoon Salama
Director Bridget Sanders

A child’s journey to happiness with puppetry, music and more!

Award-winning Children’s Theatre Company, Birdlife Productions, bring this heart-warming and joyful story to the stage – about a little girl who finds happiness through her experience of the metamorphosis of the Monarch Butterfly. This work is based on the book of the same name by Ōtautahi/Christchurch based author, Dr Maysoon Salama, who wrote the story for her young Granddaughter Aya, and all the tamariki of Aotearoa/New Zealand. Expect exquisite puppetry, live music, lots of joining in and giant caterpillar fun, as well as a poignant experience for children and their whanau. Designed for families and ideal for children aged 3 to 9 years.


“Everything about this show is perfect!” – Birchwood ELC & School, August, 2023

13 – 27 April
Tues – Sat 10am and 11.30am

Sun 4.30pm
Circa Two
$15–$50 (Under 2’s free, family pass (4 tickets) $50

Special shows (bookable through the box office):

Audio Descriptive performance including a pre show touch tour: Wednesday 24 April, 10am 




Relaxed performance Wednesday 17th April, 10am




NZSL Interpreted show Saturday 13 April, 11.30am followed by the show Q&A