Olive And The Dream Train
LADYSMITH JUNIOR SCHOOL
Wed 25 Nov 2015
A rollercoaster ride through the mind-boggling mysteries of everyday life…
Olive is always daydreaming. She daydreams about whats going on inside her cats head, or about that weird picture above her bed of a steam train puffing out of a fireplace… Then one day, on her way to school, another very odd train chugs into the station- its studded with olives, for one thing, and theres no driver….So Olive boldly jumps aboard and, WOOHOO, shes driving her very own dream train and it can take her absolutely anywhere!
Written by Daniel Jamieson, Olive & the Dream Train is a wonderfully playful story for five to eleven year olds about the value of creative thinking. The show combines performance with puppetry and live music.
Theatre Alibi are contemporary storytellers with an excellent reputation for distinctive new work that is visually and physically inventive. Their productions make the most of the live nature of theatre actors and musicians are absolutely present with their audience. And they delight in revealing acts of transformation that would often be confined to the wings. Theatre Alibi is supported by Arts Council England, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council.
‘Theatre Alibi is one of Britains most inventive companies’
‘Theatre Alibi has been responsible for some of the most innovative work in British theatre in recent years‘
‘Theatre Alibi have a reputation as terrific storytellers’
‘Intelligent and moving theatre that doesnt shy away from asking big questions’
‘Absorbing storytelling, refreshingly simple and imaginative’
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