2 Feb 2020 - 17 Dec 2021
A wildly imaginative, image-theatre performance for 3-8 year olds and families.
Part performance, part game, part celebration, Especially on Birthdays recreates all the joys, excitement and trepidation of a pair of twins and a sixth birthday one of them doesn't want to have.
"This show takes us to the heart of childhood" Janine Brian - children's book author
“Apart from being a beautiful, atmospheric, clever piece of theatre making, I could see the joy, questions, anticipation and awe on the faces of the children who were watching it with me. What more could you want?” Sussanah Sweeney - Creative Producer, DreamBIG Children's Festival
Every child was fascinated, involved and delighted for the entire journey of this clever and compelling work. Sally Chance - Director & Theatre-Maker
Especially on Birthdays is a stunning production that truly acknowledges a child’s capacity to connect with complex ideas, whist remaining totally accessible, thoroughly enjoyable and deeply memorable. Maria Taylor – Upper Sturt PS
A magical journey! With a beautiful score and exquisite lighting, the two performers move us through the most wondrous parts of having a birthday and all the feelings and moments that might be had - from the tricky to the wonderful. Rebecca Meston - Parent
"Especially on Birthdays was better than any movie I have ever seen!" Pippin, 6 years old, Alberton Primary School