Little Wing Puppets: A Little Bit of Blue @ Berninneit
A Little Bit of Blue is an interactive environmental detective story, told with puppetry.
As well as unravelling a mystery, it involves learning about the unique habits of an extraordinary Australian animal, the Satin Bowerbird, and their fascination for the colour blue. It is a fun frolicking mix of Detective Noir, slapstick, with some interesting facts thrown in.
Mavis’s world is turned upside-down by small disappearances. Something has gone missing and is nowhere to be found. Mrs Hooley has been looking everywhere. But it’s not just today. Every day a new thing seems to disappear. Little things. A $10 note. Clothes pegs. A ball of wool. It’s troubling at first, but the thief then takes it one step too far
Mavis calls in a Detective to investigate. The Detective, Harry McGee, an adorable fool, makes a mess of the investigation, and the children love always being one step of ahead of him. They set a trap for the burglar. A stake out is required. In the dead of night, and the Detective indeed finds something peculiar.... The children’s role is to help him solve the case.
Jenny Ellis, a puppeteer of more than twenty years, weaves the whole mystery together, sometimes playing three characters at once. The young audience will gasp with surprise, sigh with the sadness, shout in outrage, cheer with triumph, and dance with joy as they follow the sneaky bowerbird on his journey to find love.
“An amazing one person dynamic fabulous show – super engaging and beautifully creative.” – Kate, Parent, Sydney.
“The Puppet show was amazing! I can’t wait to see another one.” – Arielle, aged 9
Recommended for ages 3-10.
Show includes disco lighting effects
Join us post show for a puppetry workshop.
3pm- The cultural centre function room.
Tickets $15 / MYLI members $12
Children 6 and under to be accompanied by an adult
91-97 Thompson Ave, Cowes Victoria 3922
Bass Coast Cultural Venues
03 5671 2470