Show: Table Top Tales
Produced by SNAFU & The Snack Music Collective
Directed by Ginette Mohr
Family stories come to life!
From the creators of the festival hit Snack Music comes a brand new show created especially for children 4 and up and their parents.
Table Top Tales is an adventure in storytelling, puppetry, and music. Join us in a cozy, playful setting as we share stories of family and friends, and the adventures and challenges of growing up. Parents and children will be invited to tell a story from their family lore: funny stories, scary stories, embarrassing stories, silly stories, heart-warming stories, even sad stories.
We journey through our favourite things to do in each season: planting flowers and hunting for Easter eggs in the spring, swimming and camping in the summer, heading back to school and jumping in leaf piles in the fall, and sledding through a winter wonderland. Your stories of the seasons will be brought to life before your eyes through the magic of puppetry. (Feeling shy? You can also just watch.)
“I want to see that show again and again!” – Adelaide, age 4
“The puppets tobogganing was so cool.” – James, age 9
“What a terrifically inventive and joyous theatre treat for all ages!” – Lynda Hill, Artistic Director of Theatre Direct
- Co-created by Ingrid Hansen, Elliott Loran, Ginette Mohr* & Andrew G. Young
- Directed by Ginette Mohr*
- Puppeteered by Ingrid Hansen & Andrew G. Young
- Original score by Elliott Loran
- Music performed by Kevin Wong
- Set built by the company, with special thanks to our Design Consultant Andy Miller, and our collaborators Anne Soloman & Tim Freeman
Table Top Tales was developed with the support of Theatre Direct.
*Artist appears with the permission of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association
“A fabulous puppetry-storytelling-improv-dance-music mash up. They bring personal stories to life in a way that is both simple and simply brilliant. Their imaginative canvas seems to stretch ever larger as they make the world a better place one connection at a time.” – Montreal Rampage Review
SNAFU & The Snack Music Collective gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council.