Posts for 2016

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25 years ago today...

Gimquat then and now

It was on October 27, 1991 at 1:30 p.m. at the Centre in the Square in Kitchener, Ontario that Gimquat made her stage debut.  Since then she has travelled to 59 orchestras on 3 continents, performed more than 200 times, won several awards and twice been the star of her own television specials!  And she's still going ...

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A busy 25th anniversary season for the Gimquat!

25 YEARS...

HUNDREDS OF SHOWS...

MORE THAN A QUARTER MILLION AUDIENCE MEMBERS... AND STILL GOING STRONG!
This year, our heart-warming story about a down-hearted bird who travels through time and across continents to find her song, celebrates a remarkable quarter-century milestone. In the past 25 years, 59 orchestras on three continents have presented Gimquat to their audiences, including many repeat ...

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Next season will be a season of firsts; including presenting a show in both English and Cantonese!


We're thrilled to be working with three new partner orchestras next season. First with the Macao Orchestra, where we'll present our very own Peter and the Wolf, in both English and Cantonese. The show returns later on in the season (just in English this time) when we work with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra for the first time ...

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This month, Platypus Theatre sold out concert halls in North Carolina and California


This month we had the pleasure of working with the North Carolina Symphony to present one of our most requested original shows - Emily Saves the Orchestra. Last year, as part of our 25th anniversary season, we commissioned beautiful new illustrations and promotional photos for each of the eight shows on our roster. As you can see here, the North Carolina ...

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An excellent premiere with the Santa Rosa Symphony

Parent comment: "We really loved your performance yesterday and especially the opportunity for audience participation! My daughter was thrilled to be the Cat and my nephew was the old Grandfather. Thank you..."

WE HAD A FANTASTIC FIRST TIME WORKING WITH THE SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY THIS PAST WEEKEND

This past Sunday, we headed to Santa Rosa, California, to present Peter and ...

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