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BY Peter Wilson
DIRECTOR Jacqueline Coats
COMPANY Little Dog Barking Theatre
Composer Liam Reid
Lighting and AV Design Jason Longstaff
Set and Costume Design Tolis Papazoglou
Performed by Kenny King, Laurel Mitchell and Jeremy Hunt
10 – 25 July (School holidays)
Tues – Sat 10am and 11.30am and Thurs, Fri & Sat 6pm, Sun 4.30pm
$50 Family Pass
Runtime: Approx. 50 mins
New Zealand stories not to be forgotten for children and their families
The White Tree has been there as long as anyone can remember. It is a place where creatures make their homes, the birds in nests hidden amongst the leaves, or in the hollows where the roots dive deep into the earth. It is a place where children come to play and climb amidst its branches.
It is in this place that the White Tree remembers the story of the precious huia, the little yellow-eyed hoiho and the lumbering great green kakapo. It remembers times of flood and times of fire. Stories of sadness, stories of hope.
But now the White Tree is in danger from the greatest threat of all. Who can help save the White Tree?
The White Tree is a beautiful piece of theatre created by Little Dog Barking for the whole family.
Age group: Most suitable for children 6–12 years old
Outstanding Theatre Award – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014
Best Foreign Theatre Award – 2014 & 2016 Asian Pacific International Arts Festival – China
Image: Sue Hill