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Grades 4-12

January 28-30 • On the Mainstage

By Arielle Gray and Tim Watts
Original Music Composition by Rachael Dease
A Last Great Hunt Production
(Perth, Australia)

Connections: Loss, Love, Adventure

Bernie is a boisterous puppy waiting to be chosen from the animal shelter. Mabel is a lonely widow, trying to fill the hole in her heart. The day they find each other is the beginning of Bernie’s next adventure.

“…sits perfectly in the timeless tradition of storytelling for children, and the child in all of us.” — The West Australian

Recommended for Grades 4 to 12
approximate running time: 60 minutes with no intermission

“This very sensitively told story will charm audiences of all ages.” – Stage Whispers

“This deeply moving tale of loss and new hope is loaded with magical moments.” – Pelican Magazine

Finalist: Best Presentation for Children, 2017 Helpmann Awards


Created by: Arielle Gray and Tim Watts
Design & Gadgets: Anthony Watts
Original Music Composition: Rachael Dease
Puppet Design & Construction: Chloe Flockart

  • Jan 28, 2020 Tue. 10am
  • Jan 28, 2020 Tue. 1pm
  • Jan 29, 2020 Wed. 10am
  • Jan 29, 2020 Wed. 1pm
  • Jan 30, 2020 Thur. 10am
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