Todd Parr is the author and illustrator of more than 71 books for children. His books are available in over forty countries throughout the world. With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, he explores important and timely subjects. It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and self-confidence.
Mermaid’s new show features a diverse cast, an innovative approach to puppetry manipulation and construction, combined with playful original music for which the company has earned worldwide praise.
School group bookings for performances from March 12 - 15, 2024 are available through Axis Theatre at www.axistheatre.com
Cast & Creative
Author / Illustrator – Todd Parr
Director / Production Designer – Jim Morrow
Composer – Asif Illyas
Sound Producer – Shehab Illyas
Narrator (The Earth Book) – Rebecca Thomas
Narrators (It’s Okay To Be Different) – Students from Armbrae Academy: Laura Britton, Nicholas Wang, Lachlan MacSween, Lydia Muchangi, Milena Tucker, Anik Jeyakumar
Project Manager – Struan Robertson
Associate Designers – Deborah MacLean & Rosie Browning
Scenic Painter – Lisa Bedard