Polar Bear & Penguin By Paul Curley & John Currivan
Thursday 30th November, 2023 - 10:00€6
Polar Bear & Penguin, a charming play for young audiences written and performed by John Currivan & Paul Curley.
The tale of an unlikely encounter between a Polar Bear and a Penguin. This is the story of polar opposite characters meeting for the first time, getting to know one another and learning how to survive in a world that is melting beneath their feet…paws…flippers.
Paul Curley (THE DIG and Bake!) and John Currivan (The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket), bring this quirky and relevant play for young audiences to life. Award-winning director Ian Cameron (White) joins the team along with designers Ger Clancy and Sarah Jane Shiels and composer Denis Clohessy.
Polar Bear & Penguin is a tale of our time, infused with humour, friendship and fish.
Polar Bear & Penguin was originally developed by Paul Curley & Draíocht with the support of The Arts Council YPCE Project Award & Meitheal CPS – A Branar Initiative and is presented with the support of an Arts Council Touring Award.
Junior Infants and up
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Illustration by Philip Kennedy
The team behind Polar Bear & Penguin
Polar Bear John Curivan
Penguin Paul Curley
Writers John Curivan & Paul Curley
Director Ian Cameron
Set Design Ger Clancy
Stage Manager Meabh Crowe
Lighting Designer Sarah Jane Shiels
Composer Denis Clohesy
Digital Design/Projection Sadhbh Lawlor & Gareth Gowran
Costume Designer Ciara Fleming
Production Manager Lisa Mahony
Poster Design Philip Kennedy
Set Construction ArtFx Ltd
Chief LX Orla Kelly Smith
Producer Claire O’Neill