Frightening funny and seriously silly, the world’s number one storyteller – live on stage!
Think you know the story of The Three Little Pigs, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, Goldilocks and Jack and the Beanstalk? Think again.
Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bursts off the page in a spectacular live show, taking the world’s best-loved fairy tales and rearranging them with some surprising and hilarious twists. Frighteningly funny and seriously silly, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts is the perfect family entertainment - for children 5 to 105. It delights and disgusts in equal measures.
Don’t miss this multi-Helpmann Award nominated production penned by the world’s number one storyteller and from the team that brought you George’s Marvellous Medicine.
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Established in 2006, shake & stir is one of Australia’s leading contemporary theatre companies specialising in the creation of new work.
shake & stir produces an annual season of in-school and Mainstage productions and a suite of in-school master-classes and in-residencies for primary and secondary students. shake & stir’s past Mainstage productions have included: Statespeare (2012 Helpmann Award nomination – Best Children’s Work), Animal Farm (2012 Matilda Awards – Best Independent Production, Best Direction), 1984, Out Damn Snot, Tequila Mockingbird (2014 Matilda Awards – Best Mainstage Production, Gold Matilda Award), Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts and Wuthering Heights.In 2015 the company’s production of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts is touring nationally and its newest adaptation – Bram Stoker’s Dracula premieres at QPAC in August. As a professional yet fearlessly independent theatre company shake & stir is proud of its QLD heritage and has co-produced with QPAC, Opera QLD, La Boite Theatre Company and Brisbane Powerhouse.
shake & stir reaches an annual audience in excess of 180 000
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Marketing Materials EPK (Electronic Press Kit) containing:
a selection of striking high res images Company History Tour History Media quotes Promotional Copy and Blurbs Technical Specifications Video Footage Show Information Key Company Contacts Website and Social Media Links Dancer and staff Bios
Award Laurels; The company has received the following awards: 2016 Helpmann Award nomination – Best Presentation for Children 2016 Helpmann Award nomination – Best Regional Touring Production 2016 APACA Drover Award nomination – Best National Tour
Media Reviews; The company has received many 4-5 star reviews from various local and international publications.
Schools Document; Available for workshops and upon request High Res video footage