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The Incredible Book Eating Boy
An exclusive and extraordinary MAC co-production with Cahoots NI that all ages and bookworms will adore.
Say hello to Henry. He loves books. Books for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Yes, Henry loves books so much that he EATS them. Henry gobbles and gorges on all sorts – hardbacks, paperbacks, storybooks, dictionaries, joke books, atlases and even maths manuals – and the more he eats, the cleverer he gets. But, just as Henry is turning into a real smarty-pants, things start to go awry…
This fantastical family show is based on the book by award-winning children’s author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers. It’s an exclusive and extraordinary MAC co-production with Cahoots NI that all ages and bookworms will devour.
Featuring live music by Conor Mitchell, this amazing Christmas show brings the story from page to stage for the first time, showing only at the MAC.
Child tickets (under 16s): £9.50
19 December, 7pm
Relaxed Performance – Friday 30 November, 10.30am
Relaxed performance means that this show has been specially adapted for families and school groups who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre environment.
The theatre lights are a bit brighter and stay on throughout the show, children and adults are free to make noise, sing along and come in and out of the theatre for rest breaks. Our staff will also be on hand to assist with seating and access throughout the show.
Don’t miss our Incredible Edible Workshops, where children can eat their words after creating their own stories on entirely edible materials.
Adapted by Conor Mitchell
Directed by Paul Bosco McEneaney and Conor Mitchell
Choreographed by Muirne Bloomer
The MAC says
We are delighted to bring you The Incredible Book Eating Boy as the MAC’s first family show. Why not start a new family Christmas tradition by joining us for this MAC exclusive show.