The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller
Based on Eric Carleā€™s Books

Presented by CDP Kids

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Due to ongoing COVID conditions, all performances of The Very Hungry Caterpillar in July–August have been postponed. The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been rescheduled to 3-6 January 2022. All patrons will be contacted by email.

"and – pop! – out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar."

One of the most-read and famous children's books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for children 18 months+ and their adults.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the production features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar – and an Australian cast who bring these beloved books to life on stage.

Alongside The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the show features three other Eric Carle stories – Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Ten Little Rubber Ducks, and The Very Busy Spider.

The team behind the Australian tours of The Gruffalo, Spot, and The 13, 26, 52, 78 & 91-Storey Treehouses will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while those who grew up with these books will delight in experiencing one of the most popular children's books ever written. Don't miss out!


New dates

Monday 3 January 9.30am, 11.30am and 2.30pm
Tuesday 4 January 9.30am, 11.30am and 2.30pm
Wednesday 5 January 9.30am and 11.30am
Thursday 6 January 9.30am and 11.30am


50 minutes (no interval)


A Reserve $39.00
A Reserve Group 6+ $33.00
B Reserve $29.00
Vacation Care 20+ $22.00
(One free adult per 20 vacation care attendees)

Child Note

Children 12 months and under are admitted free as long as they are on a parent/carer's lap


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Patrons must read and adhere to our COVIDSafe guidelines when visiting