The Worm

101 Hastings Street South, Hastings

When a giant bird beak breaks through the ceiling and snatches his mother away, a little worm must go on an epic adventure to save her.

However, the journey to the surface is riddled with danger. It takes the little worm through a dark subterranean world, full of empty streets and flea-bitten bars. He must dodge the sharp spade of the gardener, outsmart poisonous spiders and battle the ruler of the underworld, The Blind Rat and her henchman Snail.

Featuring original music performed live by Carnivorous Plant Society and extraordinary design by Andrew Foster, Elizabeth Whiting and Rachel Marlow, acclaimed theatre company Nightsong (Mr Red Light, Te Pō) brings their trademark visual style to this delightfully surreal and anarchically absurd show that will entertain and enthrall young and old alike.

Presented by Nightsong.
Written by Carl & Peter Bland.
Directed by Ben Crowder & Carl Bland.
Cast: Anapela Polata'ivao, Semu Filipo, Yvette Parsons, Andrew Grainger, & Albert Latailakepa

For adults aged seven and older.

Thanks to our generous patrons, partners, donors and funders we are able to gift The Worm as a no charge whānau show. Register for your tickets, come along, and enjoy the show. All welcome.

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Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

101 Hastings Street South, Hastings

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