The Gruffalo for Educators

April 4-13, 2018

  • The Gruffalo for Educators
  • The Gruffalo for Educators
  • The Gruffalo for Educators
  • The Gruffalo for Educators

The Gruffalo — Live on Stage

A Musical adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Produced by Tall Stories from London, England
The Gruffalo © Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler


April 4-13, 2018  |  Pre-K – Grade 3

at the Waterfront Theatre
1412 Cartwright Street on Granville Island
Running Time: 55 minutes, no intermission



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LIMITED AVAILABILITY! School group matinees are booking fast and most of our weekday shows are close to selling out. The best options for larger groups are:

  • April 4 at 1pm
  • April 5 at 1pm
  • April 10 at 1pm
  • April 12 at 1pm. 

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?


tall-stories-logoShowcasing Tall Stories’ distinctive physical, visual performance style, The Gruffalo is full of songs, laughs and scary fun for everyone. Following sell out performances in London’s West End, Broadway’s New Victory Theater & Sydney Opera House, Tall Stories continue to tour the world with this much-loved monster of a show!


What to Expect

The woods are dark and deep and Mouse chases off predators with stories of a scary monster. Big surprises are in store when Mouse and the Gruffalo team up to make it safely home.



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Curriculum Ties

English Language Arts: Supporting communication, including through stories and the use of manipulatives; Creating an original story or finding an existing story, sharing the story from memory with others

Arts Education: Drama; Express feelings, ideas, stories, observations, and experiences through the arts

Physical & Health Education: Identify and describe feelings and worries

Science: Basic needs and adaptations of animals; Biomes

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