Family Friendly, Theatre

The Tap Dancing Mermaid by Tessa Bide 

Booking Info
  • Duration60
  • Price7 - 9
  • Age3+

Sun 9 Apr | 1.30pm & 3.30pm | Tickets £9 (£7) | Foyle Studio | Age 3+

Gather round, gather round for the Moon’s magical, mystical story about a tippetty-top tap dancer who he has been watching at night. Marina Skippett creeps out of her house every night to shuffle and stomp on the boardwalk to the sounds of the sea. She can’t tap dance at home anymore since her evil, tractor-sized Aunty banned it, threatening to feed Marina’s dinners to the dog. But then, one moonlit night, Marina meets a mysterious, watery boy called Leo swimming in the sea and her life is never the same again.

Directed by Tessa Bide the “truly amazing one woman power house” this solo production is “just everything a children’s theatre experience should be” (Childplays). There are stunning puppets, original live music to sing along to and tap dancing that will make you want to stick 50ps to your shoes and join in! For everyone aged 3 to 133.

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