The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

- “and - pop! - out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar.” -

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the production features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar – and an Australian cast who bring these beloved books to life on stage.

Alongside The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the show features three other Eric Carle stories, including Brown BearBrown BearWhat Do You See?

The team behind the Australian tours of The GruffaloSpot, and The 13, 26, 52, 78 & 91-Storey Treehouses will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while those who grew up with these books will delight in experiencing one of the most popular children's books ever written. Don't miss out!

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller | Based on Eric Carle’s books | Presented by CDP Kids

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"We rate it five smiles!" - Newsday

"Colourful, engaging, charming" - Huffington Post

"A gorgeous stage production for children" - Jo Litson, The Sunday Telegraph

"Bedazzling! Will mesmerize audiences!" - The New York Times

"Refreshing, clever and a great time. Brings the work of Eric Carle to life!" - NY Theatre Guide

"Beautiful, rhythmic, and faithful to the author's works ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ " - Time Out


  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021 | 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021 | 02:00 PM - 02:55 PM


Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, 198 Vincent Street, Cessnock 2325  View Map

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