CARP’S VIRTUAL BOOK WEEK SHOW FOR TERM FOUR – “A BIG BOOK WEEK PARTY!”
For Book Week 2020 (October 17-23), Carp Productions are offering our 2020 Book Week show, “A Big Book Week Party!” as a Virtual show for online viewing. This show is available now for libraries to book.
“Come this way… if you dare! And enjoy the Marvellous Monster Fair! Beware the curious creatures with wild minds, who will send goosebumps down your spine! Celebrate Book Week with a spooktastic virtual party! The show will be a broader look at the nominated books, with a focus on the “Curious Creatures and Wild Minds” theme. Students will be introduced to a range of Book Week characters and we will use these characters to inspire students to read more notable and short listed books.”
And later in Term 4, we will also be offering our Christmas Show, “The Best Christmas Ever!” as a Virtual Performance.
CARP’S VIRTUAL FAIRYTALES SHOW – “FAIRYTALES – WITH A TWIST!”
Carp Productions are offering “Fairytales – With a Twist!” as a Virtual show for online viewing. The Virtual show will be available until the end of the year.
“The famous writer Ima Star is in trouble! Her brand new ‘Traditional Fairytales’ book is being released today – but somebody has mixed up her stories! Cinderella has become Cinderelephant! The Big Bad Wolf is now a Big GOOD Wolf! And the poor Gingerbread Man is a plodding pudding! Help us untangle these twisted tales before it is too late! This 45 minute show looks at two well loved stories – The Gingerbread Man and Little Red Riding Hood. It’s an action packed, hilarious, super-fun fairytale show, bringing many much-loved characters to life and inspiring children to love literature!”
VIRTUAL SCHOOL HOLIDAY SHOWS!
Aside from “Fairytales – With a Twist, Carp Productions are offering Eight More Virtual Performances for the September School Holidays! Or for any time in 2020! We have a range of shows on lots of topics popular with children – including a show especially for Book Week. You can choose from any of the following:
FUNNY FAIRYTALES! – Make a wish, count to 2 and your favourite characters appear for you! Help Red Riding Hood outsmart the Big Bad Wolf! Join the chase to catch the delicious Gingerbread Man! Laugh at the wacky Woodcutter! Boo the brazen Wolf! And watch out for the crafty Fox!
WE’RE ALL SUPERHEROES! – A superhero is coming to visit today! But this hero is unlike any you’ve ever met! This cape-wearing crusader will teach us we all have superpowers, everyone is a special, and boys and girls are equally strong and capable. Discover your superpower and learn how to be a super friend, too!
THE T-REX TEA PARTY – You are invited to a T-Riffic T-Rex Tea Party! Meet Pete the Palaeontologist! Search for a Stegosaurus. Dance with the Diplodocus. Enjoy some carnivore cookies! Meet Tim Rex, a dinosaur who really loves to party! A show for everyone who dreams of dinosaurs.
ZOO PARTY! – Come along for a trip to the zoo! We’ll meet a big tiger and a sweet orangutan, too. Help cheer up the kangaroos who are feeling grumpy, slither with the lizards but watch out for the cheeky monkeys!
THE TREASURE HUNT UNDER THE SEA – Join Pirate Puffy Pants on his super fun adventure to the bottom of the deep blue sea! Learn fun ocean facts, meet some special sea creatures and help our pirate discover that the ocean’s real treasure is all the amazing creatures living in it!
TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR – Bring your own Teddy Bear with you to watch this fun-filled show all about your favourite friend. With bear hunts, games, music and dancing, magic, puppets and stories, you’re sure to have a GRRRRR-EAT time! Includes the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
DREADFUL DRAGONS! – King Cranky Pants’ court is in an uproar! A fierce, fire breathing dragon is heading straight for the castle! Will he find a hero to save the day? Find out in this epic adventure!
A BIG BOOK WEEK PARTY! – Come this way..if you dare! And enjoy the Marvellous Monster Fair! Beware the curious creatures with wild minds, who will send goosebumps down your spine! Celebrate Book Week with a spooktastic virtual party!
Our virtual shows run for around 35 minutes and still include all the elements of a Carp Productions show you’d see at a library (with a few additional funny sound effects!) We chat to the kids and keep them involved as though they are in the room. At the end of the show we suggest craft activities which are relevant to the theme of the show and as always, encourage them to read books and even act out their favourite stories at home, just as we are doing.
If you would like more information on our online shows, please contact us. We love the idea of bringing smiles to some little faces at this stressful time!
HOLIDAY PROGRAM PERFORMANCES
2020 Performances for Libraries, Festivals and Holiday Programs
Carp’s School Holiday performances provide 45 minutes of high-energy, interactive fun for all children from 3 to 12 – and their parents!
Select from the following shows:
FAIRYTALES…WITH A TWIST!
Help! The fairytales are all mixed up! The pouty pencil who wrote the stories was messed with their happily ever after. Cinderella has become Cinderellaphant! She’s stuck with an unfair-y Godmother! The Three Pigs have a Big GOOD Wolf in their story! Help us untangle these twisted tales before it’s too late!
CARP’S 2020 BOOK WEEK SHOW!
In the Enchanted Forest there’s a party today! It will start with a special Book Week Parade! Come this way…if you dare! And enjoy the Marvellous Monster Book Fair! Beware the curious creatures with the wild minds, who will send goosebumps down your spine! See books come to like in our 2020 Book Week Show!
TREASURE HUNT UNDER THE SEA!
Join Pirate Puffy Pants on his super fun adventure to the bottom of the deep blue sea! Learn fun ocean facts, meet some special sea creatures and help our pirate discover that the real treasure in the ocean is the creatures living in it.
THE T-REX TEA PARTY!
“Deep in the jungle, long ago, the dinosaurs put on a T-Riffic show! They danced and told stories, and played happily. The T-Rex Tea Party was something to see!” With cute dinosaur puppets, dress-ups, magic tricks, music and a story about a cheeky dinosaur, there’s plenty to see on the way. So sharpen your teeth, practice your roars, and let’s all pretend to be dinosaurs! It’s a dinosaurumpus!
WE’RE ALL SUPERHEROES!
A superhero is coming to visit today! But this hero is unlike any you’ve ever met! This cape-wearing crusader will teach us that we all have superpowers and everyone is a special in their own way. We’ll see that boys and girls are equally strong and capable. Discover your superpower and learn how to be a super friend, too!
WE’RE GOING TO THE ZOO!
Come along for a trip to the zoo! We’ll see a big tiger and a snake or two! Kangaroos are scratching! Birds are hatching! Bears are roaring! Elephants are snoring! Learn about the amazing animals of the world. But keep your eyes open for any monkey business!
A TOY STORY!
Enter the magic toy box and meet some of your favourite toys! Includes the story of a very special and determined Little Red Engine who teaches us to always help those in need.
King Cranky Pants’ court is in an uproar! Sir Lee, his famous Knight, has disappeared and a fierce fire breathing dragon is heading straight toward his castle! He needs a hero to save the day!
TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR!
Bring along your teddy and join us for our show all about teddy bears. With music, magic, stories, puppets and songs, you’re sure to have a GRRRREAT time!
PECULIAR PRIMARY SCHOOL!
Welcome to Weird School! Meet a crying crayon, a rude eraser, a singing seal and a stenchy stink bug – in one loopy lesson! It’s a magical place with so much to do, but importantly, you’ll learn to be proud to be you! enter the gates… if you dare!
THE BEST CHRISTMAS EVER!
Mistletoe The Elf had hoped for a perfect Christmas. But the Christmas Tree is cranky, the reindeer are rowdy and Frosty The Snowman is sneezing! Will Christmas be carefree or a catastrophe?
All our shows – apart from Book Week (from August) and Christmas (from November) are available throughout the year.