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The Gruffalo

Kids
youth center (location map)
Thursday, July 26 2018 17:30
Event duration 60 minutes
Entrance at 17:00
price 69 ₪

About the show

The Gruffalo is a children's book by writer and playwright Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, that tells the story of a mouse, the protagonist of the book, taking a walk in a European forest.

The story of a mouse's walk through the woods where  the mouse uses clever tricks to evade danger. On his way the mouse encounters several dangerous animals (a fox, an owl, and a snake). Each of these animals, clearly intending to eat the mouse. The cunning mouse declines each offer. To dissuade further advances, he tells each animal that he has plans to dine with his friend, a gruffalo, a monster-like hybrid that is half grizzly bear and half buffalo, whose favourite food happens to be the relevant anima. After getting rid of the last animal, the mouse is shocked to encounter a real gruffalo – with all the frightening features the mouse thought that he was inventing. The gruffalo threatens to eat the mouse, but again the mouse is cunning: he tells the gruffalo that he, the mouse, is the scariest animal in the forest. Laughing, the gruffalo agrees to follow the mouse as he demonstrates how feared he is. The two walk through the forest, encountering in turn the animals that had earlier menaced the mouse. Each is terrified by the sight of the pair and runs off – and each time the gruffalo becomes more impressed with the mouse's apparent toughness. Exploiting this, the mouse threatens to eat the gruffalo, which flees.

credits:

Translation of the book: Rimona De-Nur

Hebrew version: Daniel Efrat

Directed by Rivka Wolman

Performances: Batya and Michael Pick

Costumes: Maya Peleg

Musical management: Nadav Rubinstein

Lighting Making: Matthew Murray

Language and speech: Margalit gas

Making accessories: Narkis Alba

Director: Gal Shalom Cohen

Participants: Uri Yaniv, Yossi Toledo, Or Bracha Wasser, Eddie Alterman

Photo credit:

Kfir Bolotin

 

     

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