The Peasant Prince

The Peasant Prince

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Prepare to be mesmerised as Monkey Baa’s multi award-winning production The Peasant Prince returns to the stage for a limited time.

In a poor village in northern China, Li, a 10-year-old boy is taken away from everything he knows and sent to a ballet academy in the big city. He is afraid, but his mother urges him to follow his dreams.

Based on the children’s version of Li Cunxin’s internationally best-selling memoir, Mao’s Last Dancer, this remarkable story of courage, resilience, and unwavering hope, will ignite your dreams and inspire you to be the best person you can be.

This production contains themes of racism and simulated violence.

General Public: Suitable for ages 7 – 12 and their families.
Duration: 60 minutes (No interval).
Accessible Performances: The performance on Saturday 11 May at 10am will be A relaxed performance. 

Suitable for Ages 7 – 12

Make it a memorable day out and enhance your theatrical experience with  The Joan’s show and workshop package!

This special offer includes a ticket to a performance of The Peasant Prince at The Joan and a 1.5 hour interactive Chasing Your Dreams post-show drama workshop that will allow participants to bring their dreams to life as they create a unique character.

Date & Time
Saturday 11 May at 10am – 11am (Show) and 11:30am – 1pm (Workshop)

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Date and time

Sat-11-05 @ 10:00 AM
Sat-11-05 @ 11:00 AM


Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street, Penrith

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