Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, Sydney Opera House
Here’s a great July school holidays idea – take the kids to see Snugglepot and Cuddlepie!
We’ve just been to see the fabulous Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Live Show, now playing at the Sydney Opera House. This is the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of Australian children to the charm and wonder of this May Gibb’s classic children’s tale, brought to life in a wonderful new stage production!
The Snugglepot and Cuddlepie live stage show is presented in the Opera House Playhouse, affording everyone an excellent view of the stage. With a cast of just four main players, each of May Gibb’s comical characters is magically brought to life in a series of scenes that remain true to the charming May Gibb’s stories from her Australian classic fairytale books.
In the show, our stars Snugglepot and Cuddlepie immediately engage their young audience with their hilarious antics and brilliant comic timing. These lovable gumnuts are a truly a joy to watch!
A sartorially splendid lizard, ruffled owl, hapless possum, innocent Little Ragged-Blossom and helpful frog all carry the children along on a rollicking tale touched with suspense and a few scary moments thanks to the slithering-ly threatening snake and growl-y Big Bad Banksia Man.
I love to watch my kid’s faces during a show they are really enjoying, and both girls were completely entranced with Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. The intimate theatre and up-close-and-personal nature of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie really grab and hold children’s attention through out the entire show – not one bored fidget to be seen!
This beautiful and highly entertaining stage show is recommended for the 5+ age range, however you don’t need to be a child to appreciate the charm of the Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Live Show -it really is a very watch-able, fun piece of live theatre for the whole family.
As an extra treat, outside of the theatre you will find not only a kids life-sized video game (this is lots of fun), but a special display of beautiful May Gibb’s illustrations from Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Here you can also buy a Snugglepot and Cuddlepie story book as a memorable keepsake.
Consider combining Snugglepot and Cuddlepie with a Junior Tour of the Opera House (you can read our review of this great activity here), plus a leisurely lunch at the sumptuous harbour-side Opera Kitchen cafe (check out the Family Package for combined discounts here) makes for a brilliant school holidays day out!
Snugglepot and Cuddlepie useful info
The Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Live Show is playing from 27th June – 12th July at the Sydney Opera House
Recommended ages – Suitable for children 5+
Tickets are priced from $30.00
You can reach the Opera House by:
Car – park in the onsite Opera House car park. For discounted parking, book online with Wilson car parks and enter the Opera House promo code FUN15 to get $15 weekday parking or $9 weekend parking for the whole day until 5pm.
Buses, trains and ferries – all service nearby Circular Quay (change at Central for country trains), which is within easy walking distance of the Opera House (about five to ten minutes).
Find our more about the Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Live Show and Kids at the House on the Sydney Opera House website here