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Play Play (NZ, New Zealand)


31 Dec 2019 - 31 Dec 2021

Short Synopsis


PLAY PLAY is a cheerful and uplifting theatre show for preschoolers and their grown ups. Two performers explore the world of body positivity through movement and music in an intimate space, connecting closely with the young audience.

PLAY PLAY is a fresh and fun exploration of everyday activities making the familiar feel like a great adventure! Let’s play!


Directed by Melanie Luckman, featuring Hannah Wheeler.

An initial development season of PLAY PLAY was presented at the Gloucester Room at the Isaac Theatre Royal from 10 to 15 November 2018.

Further development of the costume design and to solidify the work is being undertaken in November 2019 supported by Creative New Zealand.



The performance is an introduction to theatre for our very youngest audience members and also reminds parents and other adults of the joy of theatre. PLAY PLAY is a low tech show that can be installed and removed from a venue within 2 hours. The performances are programmed during the day leaving the venue available to be programmed during the evening. 

The production is currently in further development until November 2019. After which this production will be packaged as a Buy Now with a fee for a performance week. One week includes 6 performance days at 1 venue and a maximum of 18 performances per performance week. Maximum of 3 performances per day. Small bespoke runs can be arranged.


Reviews Feature

"...Play Play is a real delight. It charms the adults, engages the children, and works to build the audiences of the future." - Theatreview, New Zealand 

Composed By
Hamish Oliver
Directed By
Melanie Luckman
Availability Status
Available at short notice


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