Based on the modern classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Join a tiny snail on her trip ‘round the world in Tall Stories’ (creators of the stage shows The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child) magical, musical live on stage adaptation of the legendary story.
Longing to see the world, a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing adventure experiencing sharks and penguins, icebergs and volcanoes. But when the whale gets beached, how will the tiny snail save him?
Follow the tiny snail’s exciting journey, as seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father. There’s storytelling, live music and lots of laughs, in a show for everyone aged four and up.
“An exquisite piece of theatre ... that leaves you smiling” The Stage
“A heart-warming adaptation ... with songs, sensitivity and imagination” Time Out Sydney
A limited number of QPAC booster cushions are available and patrons are encouraged to bring their own soft cushions (not car booster seats) to avoid disappointment.
Recommended for ages 4+
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Presented by QPAC in association with Tall Stories
Children under 2 years are free on the knee
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