Performance: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Friday, May 7, 2021 at 5:30pm

Kirkwood Performing Arts Center
210 East Monroe Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

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A Bilingual Production

Based on the books by Eric Carle

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller

Live Performances, Outdoors, and Safe — With a Virtual Viewing Option As Well!

A bilingual English/Spanish production. For all ages. The performance is approximately 60 minutes with no intermission.

He's enchanted generations of readers since he first began nibbling his way to our hearts in 1969. Now, everyone's favorite caterpillar takes the stage in a dazzling, critically acclaimed production – featuring a menagerie of more than 75 larger-than-life, magical puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar is joined by friends from three other iconic Eric Carle picture books: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, and The Very Lonely Firefly. Revisit these timeless classics with the young people in your life and dive into a music-filled, big, bright, colorful world filled with transformation and discovery. This English-Spanish bilingual production will be a joy for language learners of every age!

Themes of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show: puppetry, music, STEAM, metamorphosis, Spanish language, color, happiness, fun, verbal audience participation

In-Person, Outdoor Seating Pods range from $56 for two people to $180 for 8 people.

Virtual Streaming is $20. Available for single screen, single household viewers in Arkansas, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan. Morning, afternoon, and evening on demand streaming options are available.

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Morning (9 am to 1 pm CDT); Afternoon (1 to 5 pm CDT); and Evening (5 to 9 pm CDT) viewing periods available.

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