Watch Now for Families: The Egg Theatre’s I WISH I WAS A MOUNTAIN

Here’s another show for younger audiences and their families from the Egg, part of Theatre Royal Bristol.

On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one. Before long, the city is transformed. Mansions stand where mud huts once squatted, and beggars ride around in horse drawn carriages. And one man wishes to be turned into a mountain.

Written and performed by former Glastonbury Poetry Slam Champion Toby Thompson, I Wish I Was A Mountain uses rhyme, live music, and just a smattering of metaphysical philosophy to boldly reimagine Herman Hesse’s classic fairytale. Do we really need the things that we need? What do mountains feel? How did time begin? Adults are kindly requested to leave all answers to these questions at the door. Children, come as you are.

Suitable for ages 7+. Duration 45 minutes.

I Wish I Was A Mountain was awarded the prestigous Showcase Victor Award at IPAY 2020 (People’s Choice Award) – the International Performing Arts for Youth showcase in Philadelphia. 

Although this production is free to watch, please strongly consider making a donation to the Bath Theatre Royal to enable it to keep its doors open after this crisis has passed.

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