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  • Sun
    25
    Jul
    2021

    Craig Johnson : 'The Sea Show' - Squashbox Theatre

    2:30 pmSt Austell Arts Centre

    Squashbox Theatre - Craig Johnson & FriendThe Sea Show is an hilarious mix of puppets, natural history and comedy cabaret, suitable for young and young at heart.
    It's created and performed by Craig Johnson, an actor, musician, puppeteer, and long-standing member of Cornwall’s renowned Kneehigh Theatre.

    “Funny, funny, funny! What a lovely show!” Audience Member
    Meet crazy characters like Morwenna the ‘beautiful’ mermaid, Ruan the reformed Seagull and salty seadog, Captain Pemburthy, as well as a cast of mischievous sea-squirts, anemones, limpets, crabs and pilchards.

    "Craig Johnson is a consummate actor of rare skills. Totally at ease with his audience - adult and child alike - he combines an innate understanding and delight in storytelling with fantastic comic and musical skill." Mike Shepherd, Founder, Kneehigh Theatre
    Come and celebrate the sea with tall tales, silly slapstick, fantastic facts, live music and songs - unmissable fun for children and adults of all ages!

    “Johnson's natural rapport and good humoured fun with the young people make this an absolute celebration of all that is good about theatre for children.” Whatsonstage.com


    Welcome to the ingenious, ridiculous, inspiring, surprising, comical, musical, educational, ecological world of Squashbox Theatre.


    "A mix of great traditional kids' entertainment with a smidge of adult humour thrown in for free!" Audience member


    From 1999 – 2017, Craig was a member of Cornwall’s renowned Kneehigh Theatre, performing in major national and international tours such as Tristan & Yseult, CymbelineDon JohnA Matter Of Life And Death and The Bacchae, as well as small-scale village hall shows, including directing and acting in Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
    Craig says, “My aim with Squashbox Theatre is to create shows that are funny, friendly, surprising, inspiring, unusual, informative (and a little bit mischievous!) and which use traditional puppetry and storytelling skills in an exciting, innovative way, mixing the modern with the traditional.
    (And did I mention funny?!)"

    Tickets in advance :   Click Here to Book Online Now
    or Phone 01726 879500
    Adults : £10.00
    Child : £5.00 - ages 5 years to 16 years
    Family : £25.00
    (Family = 2 Adults, 2 Children ages 5 to 16)
    or
    Buy at Truro Tourist Centre, Boscawen Street