28 October 2015
Gimquat is one of our most beloved shows. It has been seen by more than a quarter million people in five countries on three continents, and by thousands more through two television specials! Along with the Gimquat, your audience will find wonder in musical masterpieces from the last 1000 years!
In a fresh take on a well-loved classic, Peter, a dreamer, finds himself on a mission to capture a wily wolf. Two dancers, colourful sets and incredible masks make for a modern and humorous re-telling of this enduring story. Ideal for any student or family concerts series, Peter and the Wolf brings listeners in on the action as they help catch the mangy marauder once and for all!
Presto, Mambo! is our newest and most interactive show to date. Join Max on a musical romp across the Americas and a thrilling discovery of the rhythms of Latin American music. Audiences sing along, get up out of their seats to salsa, and travel with Max on his adventure across continents, countries and cultures in search of the musical thread that connects us all.
One of our most innovative shows, Rhythm is your Rubbish is performed completely without words, yet captivates the audience through imagination, beauty and music. Bottles, pots, bowls and even sandpaper weave with orchestral instruments to create a musical tapestry, resulting in spellbound wonder for students and families.
Families and students get swept away with Corky as she tumbles through time and meets some of the world's most fascinating composers. In this high-energy production, young audiences learn the power of creativity and self-empowerment while experiencing some of history's most beautiful music.
A monster is scheming to silence music forever, can the audience help thwart his evil plan? Drama, dance, dazzling masks and costumes bring out the beauty of some of the world's most beloved music, including Beethoven's Ode to Joy, The Nutcracker, Dvorak's Slavonic Dance No. 1, and more.
In this heart-warming and entertaining holiday concert, Platypus Theatre partners with local child actors and choristers, and gives them a starring role. With a mixture of popular favourites, traditional music and plenty of sing-alongs, this family holiday concert is sure to transform the audience through the spirit of the season.
When Charlotte finds herself lost in a raging blizzard, her only hope is an odd little man who shares her passion for music. With a stunning original score by Alain Trudel and excerpts from Handel, Grieg, and up-beat arrangements of well-known popular tunes, Charlotte and the Music-Maker has captivated audiences worldwide.
DATES ARE FILLING QUICKLY FOR OUR 2016/17 SEASON
Bring any one of our roster of great shows, to your audiences next season. All Platypus Theatre shows come with orchestra-ready music books, teacher study guides, costumes, props, a technician for your hall, and only require one rehearsal. Call Peter at 613-792-1250 or fill out our online form to reserve your preferred dates today.