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The Gruffalo

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Having delighted British audiences with their musical adaptation of the award-winning book, children's theater Tall Stories comes to New Victory with sing-along songs, slapstick comedy and scary fun for little ones. More…

Mouse takes a stroll in the deep, dark wood, and along comes smirking sly Fox, eccentric old Owl and maraca-shaking Snake—all hungry for our little friend! To scare them away, Mouse invents 'The Gruffalo,' an imaginary creature with "terrible tusks, and terrible claws and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws!" But have no fear, for don't you know? There's no such thing as a Gruffalo...

0h 55m | Already closed | The New Victory Theater (Midtown W)

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October 18th, 2015
"On the everything-old-is-new again front, the play adaptation of 'The Gruffalo,' the latest incarnation of the acclaimed children's book at New Victory Theater, is a winner...The musical, with engaging, occasionally interactive songs, hits the right note among the audience. Based on an ancient C...
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January 5th, 2011
for a previous production "There's an inescapable feeling of Playschool Puritanism about it all...What I like about the show is its watertight structure, its way of getting an audience to roar for very good reasons and the way the two actors create an instant vaudeville atmosphere with their vocals and versatile fill-in n...
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November 29th, 2013
for a previous production "Children's theatre specialist Tall Stories has managed to add some songs and dialogue and dance action to extend the piece without wrecking its essence. Donaldson's language is intact and this undemanding but zesty show is just the ticket for children who think that a soft plush toy is a really ...
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November 27th, 2013
for a previous production "Director Olivia Jacobs has created a version that’s as fun and as fantastical as the original...Much must also be said for the show’s brilliantly silly take on the characters.. There aren’t many surprises here, and the songs do go on a bit, but, if your kids loved the book, they’ll likely love t...
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