Helen has two kiddos, 5-year-old Kelsey (well, she will be in November) and six-month-old Joseph. Helen was excited for Kelsey to see the show, which centers around the lead character Mouse as she wanders through the forest. Along the way she meets a sly fox, a cunning owl and a sneaky snake. Though she’s small in size, Mouse uses her creativity to scare off enemies by inventing tales of a fantastical creature called the Gruffalo. Her plan works perfectly until she comes face to face with the creature she imagined. Mouse’s encounter with a real Gruffalo is surprising, but she soon learns that what might be scary to imagine can be wonderful in real life. Filled with songs, laughs and scary fun, the show was called “irresistibly charming” in the New York Times review.
As an added bonus, this production kicks off “Pajama Night” at the
Don’t despair if you didn’t win! Head over to the Walton Arts Center’s website by clicking HERE and get Gruffalo tickets for Monday’s show or call 479-443-5600. The show is geared toward children ages 4 to 10. And a little birdie told me there’s another WAC kid show coming up soon that you can try your hand at winning on Motherlode! (To stay in the loop, sign up to receive an email from us every time we post a new story on the site by clicking HERE.)